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The Resource Freedom of religion, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court : how the Court flunked history, Barry Adamson

Freedom of religion, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court : how the Court flunked history, Barry Adamson

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Freedom of religion, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court : how the Court flunked history
Title
Freedom of religion, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court
Title remainder
how the Court flunked history
Statement of responsibility
Barry Adamson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adamson, Barry
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freedom of religion
  • Church and state
  • United States.
  • United States
Label
Freedom of religion, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court : how the Court flunked history, Barry Adamson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 399-409) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historical purpose an meaning of the First Admendment's establishment clause the Constitution's establishment clause -- Religion and government in the 1700s : the "establishment" -- The states pre-constitution "Declarations of Rights" -- The states' demands for a "Bill of Rights" as part of the Constitution -- The First Congress' consideration of a Bill of Rights : May to September, 1789 -- The meaning of "meaning" : words mean today, and tomorrow, what they meant when written -- The author's own understanding : Congress's Contemporaneous Acts in 1789 -- The author's own understanding : Congress's subsequent acts -- A meaning consistent with the states' own constitutions and laws in 1789 -- A meaning consistent with amendments proposed by ratifying states -- A meaning consistent with Madison's passions -- Irony of ironies : the Supreme Court extends the establishment clause's disablement to the states -- Jefferson's metaphorical "wall of separation" : a wall of colloquial concoction -- The Supreme Court flunks history and sends religion, God, and Christmas Underground -- The consequences of a rewritten history : the Everson aftermath
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9781589805200
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007038063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)172521790
Label
Freedom of religion, the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court : how the Court flunked history, Barry Adamson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 399-409) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The historical purpose an meaning of the First Admendment's establishment clause the Constitution's establishment clause -- Religion and government in the 1700s : the "establishment" -- The states pre-constitution "Declarations of Rights" -- The states' demands for a "Bill of Rights" as part of the Constitution -- The First Congress' consideration of a Bill of Rights : May to September, 1789 -- The meaning of "meaning" : words mean today, and tomorrow, what they meant when written -- The author's own understanding : Congress's Contemporaneous Acts in 1789 -- The author's own understanding : Congress's subsequent acts -- A meaning consistent with the states' own constitutions and laws in 1789 -- A meaning consistent with amendments proposed by ratifying states -- A meaning consistent with Madison's passions -- Irony of ironies : the Supreme Court extends the establishment clause's disablement to the states -- Jefferson's metaphorical "wall of separation" : a wall of colloquial concoction -- The Supreme Court flunks history and sends religion, God, and Christmas Underground -- The consequences of a rewritten history : the Everson aftermath
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9781589805200
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007038063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)172521790

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