The Resource The establishment clause: : religion and the First Amendment, Leonard W. Levy, (ebook)

The establishment clause: : religion and the First Amendment, Leonard W. Levy, (ebook)

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The establishment clause: : religion and the First Amendment
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The establishment clause:
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religion and the First Amendment
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Leonard W. Levy
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eng
Summary
Leonard Levy's classic work examines the circumstances that led to the writing of the establishment clause of the First Amendment: 'Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion. . . .' He argues that, contrary to popular belief, the framers of the Constitution intended to prohibit government aid to religion even on an impartial basis. He thus refutes the view of 'nonpreferentialists,' who interpret the clause as allowing such aid provided that the assistance is not restricted to a preferred church. For this new edition, Levy has added to his original arguments and incorporated much new material, including an analysis of Jefferson's ideas on the relationship between church and state and a discussion of the establishment clause cases brought before the Supreme Court since the book was originally published in 1986
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Midwest
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1923-2006
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Levy, Leonard W.
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  • 342.73/0852
  • 347.302852
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Freedom of religion
  • Church and state
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adult
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The establishment clause: : religion and the First Amendment, Leonard W. Levy, (ebook)
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9781469620435
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11843490
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The establishment clause: : religion and the First Amendment, Leonard W. Levy, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469620435
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11843490
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11843490
System control number
MWT11843490
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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