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Published: 05 November 2012

432 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199860395

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No Establishment of Religion

America's Original Contribution to Religious Liberty

Edited by T. Jeremy Gunn and John Witte, Jr.

  • Groundbreaking analysis of the shifting views of disestablishment of religion in America from early colonial days to the present
  • Corrects the ideological and potted histories of the First Amendment Establishment Clause now fashionable among courts and commentators
  • Deconstructs the myths that America was either a Christian nation bent on perpetuating Protestant ideals against all Catholic newcomers or a secular nation built with a high and impregnable wall of separation between church and state.