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|Genre/Form:||Richmond (Va., 1985)
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Merrill D Peterson; Robert C Vaughan; Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy.
|Notes:||Papers from a symposium held to commemorate the two-hundredth anniversary of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom at the University of Virginia on September 19-21, 1985 and sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy.|
|Description:||xviii, 373 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Editors' preface --
The statute of Virginia for religious freedom. The Virginia statute two hundred years later / Martin E. Marty --
Colonial religion and liberty of conscience / Edwin S. Gaustad --
Religious Freedom and the desacralization of politics : from the English Civil Wars to the Virginia statute / J.G.A. Pocock --
The political theory of Thomas Jefferson / Thomas E. Buckley --
James Madison, the statute for religious freedom, and the crisis of republican convictions / Lance Banning --
'The rage of malice of the old serpent devil' : the dissenters and the making and remaking of the Virginia statute for religious freedom / Rhys Isaac --
'Quota of imps' / John T. Noonan, Jr. --
Jeffersonian religious liberty and American pluralism / Cushing Strout --
Religion and civil virtue in America : Jefferson's statute reconsidered / David Little --
The priority of democracy to philosophy / Richard Rorty --
Madison's 'detached memoranda' : then and now / Leo Pfeffer --
The Supreme Court and the serpentine wall / A.E. Dick Howard.
|Series Title:||Cambridge studies in religion and American public life.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Merrill D. Peterson and Robert C. Vaughan.|