ISBN-13: 9781584771791; ISBN-10: 1584771798. Beth, Loren P. The American Theory of Church and State. Originally published: Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1958. vii, 183 pp. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771791; ISBN-10: 1584771798. Hardcover. New. * Beth questions the relevance of the principle of church-state separation in light of the modern American political system and modern society in general. In his impassioned theory, Beth defends this separation, and supports his thesis with a historical perspective that traces the idea from its origins in seventeenth-century English thought to the present day.
Very Good. Red cloth with bright gilt lettering on spine; sewn binding. 183 pages including index; ex-Boston University School of Theology Library; blurb from DJ on ffep; otherwise clean, tight copy; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Near Fine in Very Good + jacket. 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches. First Edition. Pages are clean, binding is tight. Red cloth covers are clean and bright. Dust jacket has minor chips, closed tears to spine ends and edges, and sun discoloration to spine. Otherwise, dust jacket is in Very Good + condition.
Acceptable. 1958 Hardcover. vii, 183 p. Bibliography: p. 171-175. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
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