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The Founding Fathers And The Debate Over Religion In Revolutionary America

  • How did the United States, founded as colonies with explicitly religious aspirations, come to be the first modern state whose commitment to the separation of church and state was reflected in its constitution? Frank Lambert explains why this happened, offering in the process a synthesis of American history from the first British arrivals through Thomas...

    Publisher : Princeton University Press
    published : 2010
  • Examines how social inequality is affected by religious beliefs and affiliation, with contributions in the fields of religion and sociology.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2014
  • Religion and politics are never far from the headlines, but their relationship remains complex and often confusing. Religion and Politics in America offers an engaging, accessible, and balanced treatment of religion in American politics. It explores the historical, cultural, and legal contexts that motivate religious political engagement and assesses...

    Publisher : Avalon Publishing
    published : 2017
  • During the 1990s, the American cultural landscape changed dramatically and religious healing became a commonplace feature of our society. The essays in this book chart this new reality. Each of the papers offers a particular case study. Many emphasize gender, race, ethnicity, and class as key components of healing experiences.

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2004
  • Throughout much of the modern era, faith healing received attention only when it came into conflict with biomedical practice. During the 1990s, however, American culture changed dramatically and religious healing became a commonplace feature of our society. Increasing numbers of mainstream churches and synagogues began to hold held "healing services"...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2004
  • As religiously grounded moral arguments have become ever more influential factors in the national debate?particularly reinforced by recent presidential elections and the creation of the faith-based initiative office in the White House?journalists' ignorance about theological convictions has often worked to distort the public discourse on important...

    Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    published : 2005
  • Religion and Spirituality in America: The Ultimate Teen Guide provides an introduction to some of the diverse religious practices, traditions, and expressions in the United States and focuses on how teenagers view their particular religious faith?or lack of it?what they believe, what conflicts they encounter, and how they relate to others whose religions...

    Publisher : Scarecrow Press
    published : 2006
  • The U.S. Constitution and Other Key American Writings is part of the Word Cloud Classics series and a collection of the crucial documents that established the United States. In addition to the Constitution, readers can study supplementary texts like the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist Papers, and even...

    Publisher : Thunder Bay Press
    published : 2015
  • This book provides essays on the debate over the US government's use of torture.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2005
  • Religion in America gives students and teachers a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the changing religious landscape of the United States. Extensively revised and updated, the Sixth Edition continues to engage students in reflection about religious diversity. The author presents the study of religion within the context of the humanities...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2015