Church and state in American history /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wilson, John F.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Heath, [1965]
Series:Studies in history and politics.
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Table of Contents:
  • I. The language of colonial establishments, 1700 : 1. A discourse about civil government / John Cotton
  • 2. Queries of highest consideration / Roger Williams
  • 3. Articles, laws and orders, divine, politic, and marital for the colony of Virginia
  • 4. Preface to the fundamental orders of Connecticut
  • 5. And act concerning religion in the Maryland colony
  • 6. The charter of Rhode Island and providence plantations
  • 7. Preface to the frame of government of Pennsylvania / William Penn
  • 8. The fundamental constitutions of Carolina
  • 9. The sovereignty of God / H. Richard Neibuhr
  • 10. Puritan state and Puritan society / Perry Miller
  • II. Ethnic diversity and evangelical differentiation, 1700-1760 : 1. The Connecticut establishment and provision for dissent
  • 2. The confession of faith of the Christians called Mennonites
  • 3. Grievances against the Connecticut establishment
  • 4. Samuel Davies on behalf of dissenters in Virginia
  • 5. The churches of the immigrants / H. Richard Neibuhr
  • 6. Religious minorities in the colonies / William Warren Sweet
  • 7. Institutional effects of the Great Awakening
  • III. The struggle for independence and the terms of settlement, 1760-1820 : 1. The threat of an Anglican establishment : Chandler's appeal on behalf of Anglicans in America ; Colonial criticism of the appeal ; The newspaper controversy / Arthur L. Cross ; No bishop, no king / Carl Bridenbaugh
  • 2. Jefferson and Madison on the issue of establishment : Madison's memorial and remonstrance ; Jefferson's act for establishing religious freedom ; A petition relating to church establishment ; Occasional letters regarding religion and government ; The happy variety of minds / Daniel J. Boorstin ; By French packet / Adrienne Koch ; The Bill of Rights / Irving Brant
  • IV. The era of Republican Protestantism 1820-1860 : 1. Joseph Story on the religion clauses of the Bill of Rights
  • 2. Lyman Beecher on disestablishment in Connecticut
  • 3. A Christian party in politics
  • 4. Beecher's strategy for the West
  • 5. A Jackson criticism of the Protestantism phalanx
  • 6. A religious liberal's criticism of the protestant strategy
  • 7. Colton on the true character of the evangelical enterprise
  • 8. The true American union of church and state / James F. Maclear
  • 9. Characteristics of the evangelical united front / Charlse I. Foster
  • V. The burden of religious pluralism, 1860-1920 : 1. The public schools as a divisive : The Bible in the common schools / Judge Storer ; The Bible in public schools / Judge Welch ; Religion and the state / Samuel T. Spear
  • 2. Americanism Protestant and Catholic : The Anti-Catholic Crusade / Washington Gladden ; America the embodiment of Christian Anglo-Saxon civilization / Josiah Strong ; An American Catholic on church and state / E.B. Brady ; Catholicism and Americanism / John Ireland D.D. ; Catholicism and a non-Catholic state ; The passing of the Protestant era in America / Winthrop Hudson
  • 3. American governments and religious institution : The American theory and system / Philip Schaff ; The churches and the clergy / James Bryce ; Constitutional limitations regarding religious liberty / T.M. Cooley
  • VI. Churches, governments, and courts, 1920- : 1. Church and state in religious perspectives : Comments on the Christian constitution of states / John A. Ryan ; Civil unity and religious integrity / John Courtney Murray, S.J. ; Patterns of church-state relations-grounds for separation / John Coleman Bennet ; A Presbyterian report on church and state ; Church and state: the Jewish posture / Richard L. Rubenstein
  • 2. Church and state as a political issue : Catholic and patriot: governor Smith replies ; The catholic plan for America / Paul Blanshard ; Remarks on church and state / John F. Kennedy ; A Roman Catholic in the White House? / James A. Pike
  • 3. Church and state as a juridicial problem : Cantwell v. Connecticut ; West Virginia state board of education v. Barnette ; Everson v. board of education ; Zorach v. Caulson ; Abington school district v. Schempp ; A doctrine in search of authority / Philip Kurland ; The constitutional question / Mark de Wolfe Howe ; Church and state / Paul G. Kauper.