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Separation of Church and State

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674013742

Publication Date: 03/30/2004


528 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Late Eighteenth-Century Religious Liberty
    • 1. Separation, Purity, and Anticlericalism
    • 2. Accusations of Separation
    • 3. The Exclusion of the Clergy
    • 4. Freedom from Religious Establishments
  • II. Early Nineteenth-Century Republicanism
    • 5. Demands for Separation: Separating Federalist Clergy from Republican Politics
    • 6. Keeping Religion Out of Politics and Making Politics Religious
    • 7. Jefferson and the Baptists: Separation Proposed and Ignored as a Constitutional Principle
  • III. Mid-Nineteenth-Century Americanism
    • 8. A Theologically Liberal, Anti-Catholic, and American Principle
    • 9. Separations in Society
    • 10. Clerical Doubts and Popular Protestant Support
  • IV. Late Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Constitutional Law
    • 11. Amendment
    • 12. Interpretation
    • 13. Differences
    • 14. An American Constitutional Right
  • Conclusion
  • Index

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