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The First Freedoms Church and State in America to the Passage of the First Amendment

Author: Thomas J Curry
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the founding of Virginia to the passage of the Bill of Rights, the role of the First Amendment's religion clauses has never been clearly defined. A throrough examination of America's developing ideas on religious liberty, First Freedoms presents a bold new interpretation of the Church-State context of colonial and revolutionary America
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Curry, Thomas J.
First Freedoms : Church and State in America to the Passage of the First Amendment.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Curry
ISBN: 9780195364002 0195364007
OCLC Number: 1020705422
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (289 Seiten)

Abstract:

From the founding of Virginia to the passage of the Bill of Rights, the role of the First Amendment's religion clauses has never been clearly defined. A throrough examination of America's developing ideas on religious liberty, First Freedoms presents a bold new interpretation of the Church-State context of colonial and revolutionary America

Contents -- 1. The New England Way in Church and State to 1691 -- 2. Church and State in Seventeenth-Century Virginia and Maryland -- 3. Church and State in the Restoration Colonies -- 4. Liberty of Conscience in Eighteenth-Century Colonial America -- 5. Establishment of Religion in Colonial America -- 6. Religion and Government in Revolutionary America Part I: The Southern States -- 7. Religion and Government in Revolutionary America Part II: The Middle States and New England

8. ""Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof . . .""--Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y

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