When Free Exercise and Nonestablishment Conflict


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"The First Amendment to the United States Constitution begins: "Congress shall make no law reflecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Taken as a whole, this statement has the aim of separating church and state, but tensions can emerge between its two elements--the so-called Nonestablishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause--and the values that lie beneath them. If the government controls (or is controlled by) a single church and suppresses other religions, the dominant church's ...

When Free Exercise and Nonestablishment Conflict 2017, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674972209