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Published: 03 December 1987

288 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195051810

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The First Freedoms

Church and State in America to the Passage of the First Amendment

Thomas J. Curry

From the founding of Virginia to the passage of the Bill of Rights, the role of the First Amendment's religion clauses has never been clearly defined. A throrough examination of America's developing ideas on religious liberty, First Freedoms presents a bold new interpretation of the Church-State context of colonial and revolutionary America.