RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 793224179 LA English T1 The serpentine wall : the winding boundary between church and state in the United States A1 Harris, James F., PB Transaction Publishers PP New Brunswick (U.S.A.); London (U.K.) YR 2013 SN 9781412849708 1412849705 AB The Serpentine Wall is chronologically structured. It begins with a history of ideas approach to the European backgrounds and colonial American experiments in theocracy and freedom of religion. It covers pre-modern American debates about religious freedom among the founding generation right up through the nineteenth century. The final section of the book focuses on the separation of church and state and how this has become a matter determined by the Supreme Court. --from publisher description.