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The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom : its evolution and consequences in American history

Author: Merrill Daniel Peterson; Robert C Vaughan
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge studies in religion and American public life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book colourfully examines a famous Jeffersonian document which set the precedent for the US Constitution's guarantee of religious liberty. The Statute's history reflects two key revolutionary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merrill Daniel Peterson; Robert C Vaughan
ISBN: 0521892988 9780521892988
OCLC Number: 1051465600
Notes: Originally published: 1988.
Includes index.
Description: 392 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Editors' preface; The statute of Virginia for religious freedom; 1. The Virginia statute two hundred years later Martin E. Marty; 2. Colonial religion and liberty of conscience Edwin S. Gaustad; 3. Religious Freedom and the desacralization of politics J. G. A. Pocock; 4. The political theory of Thomas Jefferson Thomas E. Buckley, S. J.; 5. James Madison, the statute for religious freedom, and the crisis of republican convictions Lance Banning; 6. '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; 7. 'Quota of imps' John T. Noonan, Jr; 8. Jeffersonian religious liberty and American pluralism Cushing Strout; 9. Religion and civil virtue in America: Jefferson's statute reconsidered David Little; 10. The priority of democracy to philosophy Richard Rorty; 11. Madison's 'detached memoranda': then and now Leo Pfeffer; 12. The Supreme Court and the serpentine wall A. E. Dick Howard; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in religion and American public life.
Responsibility: edited by Merrill D. Peterson and Robert C. Vaughan.

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