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The Resource Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 : contributions to original intent, Derek H. Davis

Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 : contributions to original intent, Derek H. Davis

Label
Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 : contributions to original intent
Title
Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
Title remainder
contributions to original intent
Statement of responsibility
Derek H. Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How did the constitutional framers envision the role of religion in American public life? Did they think that the government had the right to advance or support religion and religious activities? Or did they believe that the two realms should remain forever separate? Throughout American history, scholars, Supreme Court justices, and members of the American public have debated these questions. The debate continues to have significance in the present day, especially in regard to public schools, government aid to sectarian education, and the use of public property for religious symbols. In this b
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Derek
Dewey number
322/.10973
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KF4783
LC item number
.D385 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion in America series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Freedom of religion
  • Church and state
  • Constitutional history
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Church and state
  • Constitutional history
  • Freedom of religion
  • United States
  • Kerk en staat
  • Het Congres
Label
Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 : contributions to original intent, Derek H. Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Continental Congress and religious liberty
  • Virtue and the Continental Congress
  • The Continental Congress, original intent, and modern constitutional adjudication
  • Original intent as a basis for constitutional interpretation
  • The political status of religion in the founding era
  • Religion and the American Revolution
  • A summary view of politics and religion in the Continental Congress
  • Chaplaincies and days of religious observance under the Continental Congress
  • Religious dimensions of the Declaration of Independence
  • Religion and federalism during the Confederation Period
  • A national seal and a (national?) bible
Control code
429915104
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612367236
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)429915104
Label
Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 : contributions to original intent, Derek H. Davis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Continental Congress and religious liberty
  • Virtue and the Continental Congress
  • The Continental Congress, original intent, and modern constitutional adjudication
  • Original intent as a basis for constitutional interpretation
  • The political status of religion in the founding era
  • Religion and the American Revolution
  • A summary view of politics and religion in the Continental Congress
  • Chaplaincies and days of religious observance under the Continental Congress
  • Religious dimensions of the Declaration of Independence
  • Religion and federalism during the Confederation Period
  • A national seal and a (national?) bible
Control code
429915104
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612367236
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)429915104

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