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Religion and the Law in America by
Publication Date: 2007-06-14
This work is a comprehensive survey of one of the oldest--and hottest--debates in American history: the role of religion in the public discourse. * 250 A-Z entries analyze specific court cases or offer short, topical surveys of specific areas * Bibliographies follow each entry, indicating direction for further investigation * Thematic essays analyze such controversial topics as the establishment clause, the teaching of creationism and evolution, and the refusal of medical care * A chronology traces the development of attitudes toward the issue and changes in the relationship between church and state
Religion and Law in America: an Encyclopedic Dictionary by
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
This informative, easy-to-use reference work covers a wide range of legal issues that affect the roles of religion and law in American society. With America's ever-increasing ethnic and religious diversity, this text explores the history and development
The State and Religion in a Nutshell by
Publication Date: 2004-10-13
Expert narrative reflects the substantial attention the Supreme Court has given to religious-freedom issues under the First Amendment over the last 15 years. Text covers issues such as separation of church and state, equality of treatment, and religious liberty. Provides historical perspective and explains how the Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause interact. State constitutions and legislative provisions on religious freedom are discussed as well.