Jews and the American Public Square: Debating Religion and Republicby Alan Mittleman (Editor), Robert Licht (Editor), Jonathan D. Sarna (Editor), Marshall J. Breger (Contribution by), Naomi W. Cohen (Contribution by)
Explaining how the First Amendment "cuts both ways" regarding controversial links between government and religion, Mittleman (religion, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA) introduces 13 scholarly papers on the historical, constitutional, political, sociological, and philosophical dimensions of Jewish life in America. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR
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Alan Mittleman is Head and Associate Professor in the Department of Religion at Muhlenberg College and the author ofThe Scepter Shall Not Depart from Judah: Perspectives on the Persistence of the Political in Judaism. Jonathan D. Sarna is the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University. He is author, editor, or coeditor of many books, includingReligion and State in the American Jewish Experience (with David Dalin) andWomen and American Judaism: Historical Perspectives (with Pamela S. Nadell). Robert Licht is the editor of six books on the U.S. Constitution and is a lecturer in political thought at the University of Chicago.
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