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Please Don't Wish Me a Merry Christmas : a Critical History of the Separation of Church and State

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Please Don't Wish Me a Merry Christmas : a Critical History of the Separation of Church and State
Title
Please Don't Wish Me a Merry Christmas
Title remainder
a Critical History of the Separation of Church and State
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whether in the form of Christmas trees in town squares or prayer in school, fierce disputes over the separation of church and state have long bedeviled this country. Both decried and celebrated, this principle is considered by many, for right or wrong, a defining aspect of American national identity. Nearly all discussions regarding the role of religion in American life build on two dominant assumptions: first, the separation of church and state is a constitutional principle that promotes democracy and equally protects the religious freedom of all Americans, especially religious outgroups; and
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Feldman, Stephen M
Dewey number
  • 322.109
  • 322/.1/09
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • BR516
  • BR516.F44
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Critical America Series
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  • Church and state
  • Christianity and antisemitism
  • Christianity and antisemitism
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Please Don't Wish Me a Merry Christmas : a Critical History of the Separation of Church and State
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt9qfkf8
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Introduction : different stories; A story about the ways of power; A dominant story about the separation of church and state -- 2. Origins of power : the emergence of Christianity and antisemitism; The New Testament; The Christian discourse of redefinition : an excursus on power; The Roman establishment of Christianity : the first crystallization of church and state -- 3. The Christian middle ages; The early middle ages; The later middle ages -- 4. The Christian renaissance and reformation in continental Europe; The renaissance; The Lutheran reformation; The Calvinist reformation -- 5. The English reformation, civil war, and revolution; The English reformation; The civil war, restoration, and revolution; English political theory; Church and state at the end of the seventeenth century -- 6. The North American colonies; the early years: Calvinist roots; Christian declension and revival -- 7. The American revolution and constitution; The revolution and its aftermath; The constitution -- 8. The fruits of the framing : church and state in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America; The nineteenth century; Church and state in the early twentieth century -- 9. The fruits of the framing : church and state in late-twentieth-century America; The Supreme Court intervenes; A brief assessment of the Supreme Court cases -- 10. A synchronic analysis of the separation of church and state in the late twentieth century : concluding remarks; Symbolic power; Structural power; The interaction of symbolic and structural power; Final thoughts: a political statement
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (410 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814728048
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)782877932
  • (OCoLC)ocn782877932
Label
Please Don't Wish Me a Merry Christmas : a Critical History of the Separation of Church and State
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt9qfkf8
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Introduction : different stories; A story about the ways of power; A dominant story about the separation of church and state -- 2. Origins of power : the emergence of Christianity and antisemitism; The New Testament; The Christian discourse of redefinition : an excursus on power; The Roman establishment of Christianity : the first crystallization of church and state -- 3. The Christian middle ages; The early middle ages; The later middle ages -- 4. The Christian renaissance and reformation in continental Europe; The renaissance; The Lutheran reformation; The Calvinist reformation -- 5. The English reformation, civil war, and revolution; The English reformation; The civil war, restoration, and revolution; English political theory; Church and state at the end of the seventeenth century -- 6. The North American colonies; the early years: Calvinist roots; Christian declension and revival -- 7. The American revolution and constitution; The revolution and its aftermath; The constitution -- 8. The fruits of the framing : church and state in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America; The nineteenth century; Church and state in the early twentieth century -- 9. The fruits of the framing : church and state in late-twentieth-century America; The Supreme Court intervenes; A brief assessment of the Supreme Court cases -- 10. A synchronic analysis of the separation of church and state in the late twentieth century : concluding remarks; Symbolic power; Structural power; The interaction of symbolic and structural power; Final thoughts: a political statement
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (410 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814728048
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)782877932
  • (OCoLC)ocn782877932

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