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This provocative book shows how the United States Supreme Court has used constitutional history in church-state cases. Donald L. Drakeman describes the ways in which the justices have portrayed the Framers actions in a light favoring their own views about how church and state should be separated. He then marshals the historical evidence, leading to a surprising conclusion about the original meaning of the First Amendment 's establishment clause: the framers originally intended the establishment clause only as a prohibition against a single national church. In showing how conventional interpretations have gone astray, he casts light on the close relationship between religion and government in America and brings to life a fascinating parade of church-state constitutional controversies from the Founding Era to the present.

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ISBN:
9780521134521
Author:
Drakeman, Donald L.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Constitutional history -- United States.
Subject:
Constitutional
Subject:
Government - General
Subject:
Constitutional - First Amendment
Subject:
Religion, Politics & State
Subject:
Legal History
Subject:
Law | Constitutional Law
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
371
Dimensions:
9.10x6.10x1.00 in. 1.20 lbs.

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