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Religion and the American constitutional experiment

essential rights and liberties

by Witte, John

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States,
    • Freedom of religion -- United States -- History,
    • Church and state -- United States -- History,
    • Freedom of religion -- United States,
    • Church and state -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-361) and index.

      StatementJohn Witte, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4783.Z9 W58 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 379 p. ;
      Number of Pages379
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL42065M
      ISBN 100813333059, 0813333067
      LC Control Number99034552

      Dozens of such confident endorsements of the American experiment in religious rights and liberties can be found in the sermons, pamphlets, and monographs of the young American republic.8 Today, the American experiment inspires far more criticism than praise. The United States does "embosom" all religious sects and denomi-.   Rent or buy Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment -

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      Buy Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment by John Witte, Jr. () from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore.   The miracle of the United States constitutional experiment is that this ever-increasing proliferation of believers has not been accompanied by religious civil wars. From the beginning we have had to acknowledge difference and the need for mutual toleration.


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