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A wall of separation? : debating the public role of religion

Author: Mary C Segers; Ted G Jelen
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, 1997.
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Should the wall of separation between church and state be permeable or invioable? This work debates the impact of organized religion on the democratic process, examines its influence on political  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary C Segers; Ted G Jelen
ISBN: 0847683877 9780847683871 0847683885 9780847683888
OCLC Number: 1000551081
Description: xx, 191 pages
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I. Debating the Public Role of Religion Chapter 3 In Defense of Religious Minimalism Chapter 4 In Defense of Religious Freedom Chapter 5 Selected Bibliography Part 6 Part II. Readings Chapter 7 Thomas Jefferson, Reply to the Danbury Baptist Association, January 1, 1802 Chapter 8 Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Virginia, 1781-1782 Chapter 9 Thomas Jefferson, Virginia Statute of Religious Liberty, 1786 Chapter 10 James Madison, A Memorial and Remonstrance on the Religious Rights of Man, 1784 Chapter 11 U.S. Constitution, First Amendment, 1791 Chapter 12 U.S. Constitution, Article VI, 1787 Chapter 13 John F. Kennedy, Remarks on Church and State, Address Delivered to the Greater Houston Ministeria Chapter 14 Mario M. Cuomo, Religious Belief and Public Morality: A Catholic Governor's Perspective, Addres Chapter 15 Selected Supreme Court Cases: Everson v. Board of Education of Ewing Township, 330 U.S. 1 (1947) Chapter 16 Lemon v. Kurtzman, 403 U.S. 602 (1971) Chapter 17 Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith, 494 U.S. 872 (1990) Chapter 18 Index Chapter 19 About the Authors
Responsibility: Mary Segers and Ted G. Jelen.


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Jelen, Segers and Cochrane provide cogent arguments about the appropriate role of religion in American public life. A Wall of Separation? is a bridge to understanding. -- John Green, University of Read more...

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