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Title:
Thomas Jefferson and the wall of separation between church and state
Author:
Dreisbach, Daniel L.
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Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
x, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : the creation of an American metaphor -- The president, a mammoth cheese, and the "wall of separation" : Jeffersonian politics and the New England Baptists -- "Sowing useful truths and principles" : Thomas Jefferson and the Danbury Baptist Association -- "What the wall separates" : a jurisdictional interpretation of the "wall of separation" -- Early references to a "wall of separation" : prefiguring the Jeffersonian metaphor -- Creating "effectual barriers" : alternative metaphors in defense of religious liberty -- "Useful truths and principles ... germinate and become rooted" in the American mind : Jefferson's metaphor enters political and juridical discourse -- Conclusion : the re-creation of church-state law, policy, and discourse.
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Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy033/2002003333.html
ISBN:
9780814719350
Format :
Book