Church and state : documents decoded / [edited by] David K. Ryden and Jeffrey J. Polet
- Introduction -- Church and state in colonial America -- Constitutional history of church-state relations -- Civil religion and religious expression in the public square -- Public aid to religious institutions and organizations -- The challenge of religious liberty -- Conclusion -- Timeline of events.
- Ryden and Polet have compiled a thoroughly annotated document collection on the evolving political and legal relationship between church and state from colonial times to the present day. Designed to give students and researchers a one-stop collection of pertinent documents and court cases on the subject, it is greatly enhanced by extensive annotations. The result is a balanced, fact-based examination of the myths and facts regarding church-state relations in the United States.
- 9781610699488 hardcover ; alkaline paper
1610699483 hardcover ; alkaline paper
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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