New Histories of American Law: Law and Religion in American History: Public Values and Private Conscience

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This book furthers dialogue on the separation of church and state with an approach that emphasizes intellectual history and the constitutional theory that underlies American society. Mark Douglas McGarvie explains that the founding fathers of America considered the right of conscience to be an individual right, to be protected against governmental interference. While the religion clauses enunciated this right, its true protection occurred in the creation of separate public and private spheres. Religion and the churches were ...

New Histories of American Law: Law and Religion in American History: Public Values and Private Conscience 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781316605462

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New Histories of American Law: Law and Religion in American History: Public Values and Private Conscience 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107150935

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