The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

by Steven K. Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199827909
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/01/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.74(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Steven K. Green is Frank H. Paulus Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of History at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, where he directs the interdisciplinary Center for Religion, Law and Democracy.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Rise of Nonsectarian Public Education
2. The Development of the ''No-Funding Principle''
3. The Cincinnati ''Bible War'' of 1869-1873
4. ''The Amendmentists''
5. The Blaine Amendment
Conclusion

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