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Conservatives in an Age of Change: The Nixon and Ford Administrations

James A. Reichley - Political Science - 2010 - 482 pages
From 1969 to 1977 the executive branch of the U.S. government was dominated by politicians and their advisers who called themselves "conservatives." In their speeches they ...
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Religion in American Politics: A Short History

Frank Lambert - History - 2010 - 296 pages
The delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention blocked the establishment of Christianity as a national religion. But they could not keep religion out of American politics ...
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Law and Religion in American History: Public Values and Private Conscience

Mark Douglas McGarvie - History - 2016
This book furthers dialogue on the separation of church and state with an approach that emphasizes intellectual history and the constitutional theory that underlies American ...
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Politics & Religion In Us

Michael Corbett - Political Science - 2013 - 479 pages
This text examines the interaction between politics and religion in the United States from the days of the early colonial period through the 1990s. It sets the contemporary ...
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The Future of Religion in American Politics

Charles Dunn - Political Science - 2010 - 288 pages
Should parents receive vouchers to send their children to religious schools? What limits—if any—should the government place on abortion? Should the government permit and fund ...
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The Last Freedom: Religion from the Public School to the Public Square

Joseph P. Viteritti - Political Science - 2009 - 296 pages
The presidency of George W. Bush has polarized the church-state debate as never before. The Far Right has been emboldened to use religion to govern, while the Far Left has ...
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The Supreme Court and Religion in American Life, Vol. 2: From "Higher Law ...

James Hitchcock - Law - 2009 - 272 pages
School vouchers. The Pledge of Allegiance. The ban on government grants for theology students. The abundance of church and state issues brought before the Supreme Court in ...
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Religion and the New Republic: Faith in the Founding of America

James H. Hutson - History - 2000 - 213 pages
A collection of America's historians, philosophers and theologians examines the role of religion in the founding of the United States. These essays, originally delivered at the ...
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Politics and Religion in the United States

Michael Corbett, Julia Corbett-Hemeyer, J. Matthew Wilson - Political Science - 2014 - 392 pages
There is a complex relationship between religiosity and secularism in the American experience. America is notable both for its strict institutional separation of church and ...
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Religion and American Politics : From the Colonial Period to the 1980s: From ...

Mark A. Noll Professor of History Wheaton College - Political Science - 1989 - 416 pages
How do religion and politics interact in America? Why is it that at certain periods in American history, religious and political thought have followed a parallel course while ...
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