Faith and Freedom: Religious Liberty in America

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Macmillan, 1994 - 131 Seiten

The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics.

Faith and Freedom offers an illuminating analysis of disputes over the religion clauses in the First Amendment. Frankel examines the most dramatic of the court cases concerned with these issues in the last half century--the claimed rights of Native Americans to use peyote in religious ceremonies, the demand of Amish parents to exempt their children from laws requiring school attendance, and many more. Arguing in the tradition of Roger Williams, Frankel suggests we must accept only the bare minimum of breaches between the religious domain and the state.

 

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FAITH AND FREEDOM: Religious Liberty in America

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A crisp and spirited argument for the near-total separation of church and state, by a former New York federal judge (Partisan Justice, 1980). Though Frankel seems defensive about the pamphletlike ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Faith and freedom: religious liberty in America

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Frankel, a distinguished jurist now in private practice, argues that the "wall of separation" between church and state must be kept almost unbreachable if religious liberty is to be preserved. By no ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

Introduction
3
Adjusting Caesars Laws to Gods
65
Prophets and Profiteers
82
Religious Schools and Government Money
96
Notes
119
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (1994)

Marvin E. Frankel, now in private practice, served as Assistant Solicitor General, professor of Law at Columbia University, and U.S. District Judge in the Southern District of New York. He is the author of four books, including the influential Criminal Sentences.

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