Jews, Turks, and Infidels

Jews, Turks, and Infidels

by Morton Borden
     
 

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Borden reveals the ways in which many mainstream Protestants worked to maintain preferential treatment for Christians in common law, state constitutions, and federal practices, even attempting through interpretation and amendment to alter the meaning of the U.S. Constitution. Even though religious freedom was guaranteed by the constitution in 1788, it took the

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Borden reveals the ways in which many mainstream Protestants worked to maintain preferential treatment for Christians in common law, state constitutions, and federal practices, even attempting through interpretation and amendment to alter the meaning of the U.S. Constitution. Even though religious freedom was guaranteed by the constitution in 1788, it took the sustained efforts of vigilant Jews during the nineteenth century to fulfill the constitution's promise of religious equality.

Originally published in 1984.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807896235
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Edition description:
1
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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