The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

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Oxford University Press, Feb 1, 2012 - Religion - 304 pages
Steven K. Green tells the story of the nineteenth-century School Question, the nationwide debate over the place and funding of religious education, and how it became a crucial precedent for American thought about the separation of church and state.
 

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Contents

Preface
The Rise of Nonsectarian Public Education
The Development of the NoFunding Principle
The Cincinnati Bible War of 18691873
The Amendmentists
The BlaineAmendment
The Legacy ofthe SchoolQuestion Notes
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Steven K. Green is Frank H. Paulus Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of History at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, where he directs the interdisciplinary Center for Religion, Law and Democracy.

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