This thoroughly annotated document collection gives students and researchers an authoritative source for understanding the evolving political and legal relationship between church and state from colonial times to the present day.
• Presents a balanced, fact-based examination of the myths and facts regarding church-state relations in the United States
• Provides students and other readers with a one-stop collection of pertinent documents and court cases, the understanding of which is greatly enhanced by extensive but accessible annotations
• Offers an extensive bibliography of books, periodicals, films, media, and websites
About the Author
David K. Ryden is professor of political science and department chair at Hope College.
Jeffrey J. Polet is professor of political science at Hope College, where he teaches political theory.