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Published: 01 January 2011

88 Pages

ISBN: 9780872291720

Bookseller Code (06)

Religion, Morality, and the Constitutional Order

Linda Przybyszewski

Published by the American Historical Association

New Essays on American Constitutional History

Historically, debates over the meaning of religious liberty in the United States has taken place largely at the local level. Linda Przybyszewski examines the origins of this sociopolitical custom and how it changed in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries as the Supreme Court opened the door to federal challenges to local religious interpretations of the First Amendment.