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Published: 08 June 2017

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780190253196

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Set in Stone

America's Embrace of the Ten Commandments

Jenna Weissman Joselit

  • Offers a new interpretation of how the Ten Commandments became an inescapable presence in the New World.
  • Draws on and brings to life little-known stories and quirky personalities in American history.
  • Places in context the contemporary contretemps played out in the media and in the courts about whether or not the public display of the Ten Commandments is constitutional.