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Religion and the American constitutional experiment

Religion and the American constitutional experiment : essential rights and liberties

Law of America > Law of the United States > Federal law. Common and collective state law Individual states > Constitutional law > Individual and state > Civil and political rights and liberties > Particular constitutional guarantees > Freedom of expression > Freedom of religion and of conscience

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): John Witte, Joel A. Nichols
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Colorado
  • Publication Information: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, ©2011
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/religion-and-the-american-constitutional-experiment/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Witte, John, 1959- Religion and the American constitutional experiment. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, ©2011 (DLC) 2010003209 (OCoLC)504276002

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1 online resource (XXIV, 353 pages) : ILlustrations

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Religion and the American constitutional experiment is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: Westview Press
  • Responsable Person: John Witte, Jr. and Joel A. Nichols.
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Copyright Date: 2011
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • Country/State: Colorado
  • Number of Editions: 23 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 2011
  • Languages: English, Chinese
  • Library of Congress Code: KF4783
  • Dewey Code: 342.730852
  • ISBN: 9780813391984 0813391989
  • OCLC: 670411861

Main Contents

The American experiment in historical context
The theology and politics of the religion clauses
The essential rights and liberties of religion
Forging the First Amendment religion clauses
Religious liberty in the states before 1947 and the creation of a new national law on religious liberty
The free exercise of religion
Modern establishment law : mapping the doctrinal terrain
Religion and public education : no establishment of religion, but equal access for religion
Government and religious education : accommodation, separation, and equal treatment
Religion and public life
Religious organizations and the law
Toward an integration of religious liberty : the American experiment in international context.

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