The Battle over School Prayer: How Engel v. Vitale Changed America

The Battle over School Prayer: How Engel v. Vitale Changed America

by Bruce J. Dierenfield
     
 

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A concise and readable guide to the first—and still most important—case that tackled the constitutionality of prayer in public schools. The decision evoked an enormous outcry from a wide spectrum of society concerned about protecting religious practice in America and curbing an activist Supreme Court that many perceived to be too liberal and

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A concise and readable guide to the first—and still most important—case that tackled the constitutionality of prayer in public schools. The decision evoked an enormous outcry from a wide spectrum of society concerned about protecting religious practice in America and curbing an activist Supreme Court that many perceived to be too liberal and out-of-control.

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ISBN-13:
9780700615261
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
04/30/2007
Series:
Landmark Law Cases and American Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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