Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious Founding

Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious Founding

by Steven K. Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190675226
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 493,043
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Steven K. Green is Fred H. Paulus Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Religion, Law, and Democracy at Willamette University. He is the author of The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine and The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Christian Nation Debate, Methodological Fallacies, and the Role of Myths

Chapter 1: A Haven for Religious Freedom
Chapter 2: A Model for Christian and Civil Government
Chapter 3: The Revolutionary and Constitutional Impulse
Chapter 4: A Government of Men
Chapter 5: The Birth of a Myth

Conclusion
Index

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