Religion and the Law in America

Religion and the Law in America

An Encyclopedia of Personal Belief and Public Policy

Book - 2007
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This work is a comprehensive survey of one of the oldest--and hottest--debates in American history: the role of religion in the public discourse.

* 250 A-Z entries analyze specific court cases or offer short, topical surveys of specific areas

* Bibliographies follow each entry, indicating direction for further investigation

* Thematic essays analyze such controversial topics as the establishment clause, the teaching of creationism and evolution, and the refusal of medical care

* A chronology traces the development of attitudes toward the issue and changes in the relationship between church and state

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, c2007
ISBN: 9781851098637
Branch Call Number: KF4783.A68 M47 2007
Characteristics: 2 v. : ill. ; 26 cm

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