Freedom of Religion in America: Historical Roots, Philosophical Concepts, Contemporary Problems

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Henry B. Clark
Transaction Publishers, Jan 1, 1982 - Social Science - 143 pages
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Presenting perceptive essays on various aspects of religious liberty, the contributors to this volume provide an overview of the history and the issues surrounding religion in America.

 

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Contents

The Significance of Freedom of Religion in American History
13
Cultural Pluralism and Religious Particularism
33
Religion and Political Activism
53
Introduction
65
and American Catholicism
67
Religious Liberty in the Roman Catholic Community in the United States 17741815
70
Some Notes on American Jewry in the Twentieth Century
75
Protestant Sectarianism the First Amendment and Labor Cases
79
Medical Ethics and Religious Freedom
83
A Threat to American Religious Freedom?
89
The Advocacy Role of the Churches in the Body Politic
105
Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Problems
110
Religious and Philosophical Concepts
117
The American Theory of Religious Liberty
137
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