The Separation of Church and State

The Separation of Church and State

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Students learn about the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment and discover how just 16 words in the U.S. Constitution inaugurated a debate that continues to this day. The author objectively follows the debate in relation to prayer in public schools, government support for religious schools, the right to speak and raise money for religious causes, when religion conflicts with the law, and where this issue stands today.

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Presents the texts of important US Supreme Court decisions regarding the relationship between religion and government, and discussions of their historical and legal context and impact. Suitable as a reference for general readers, but specifically intended as a supplemental text for high school and college courses. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx, 1994
ISBN: 0897748522 (acid-free paper)
Branch Call Number: Y342.73 McW
Characteristics: xiv, 189 p. ; 24 cm


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