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 Religion, State, and American Constitutionalism

Timothy Fitzgerald

in Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195300093
eISBN:
9780199868636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300093.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The case of William Penn shows us a dissenter who strove to articulate a new discourse on the essential difference between the external domain of the magistrate and civil society on the one hand, and ... More


Calvinism and American National Identity

David Little

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Samuel P. Huntington argued that American national identity was and still is profoundly influenced by what he called Anglo-Protestant culture. He attributed the major part of that influence to ... More


Constituent Power and Constitutional Change in American Constitutionalism

Stephen M. Griffin

in The Paradox of Constitutionalism: Constituent Power and Constitutional Form

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552207
eISBN:
9780191709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552207.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The claims of the 17th century English radicals were bequeathed to their American compatriots during the following century, and this chapter shows that it enabled the American revolutionaries to ... More


 Methodology 1: The Critical Study of Religion

Timothy Fitzgerald

in Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195300093
eISBN:
9780199868636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300093.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter reviews some of the current and recent literature produced in religious studies departments and delineates the present book in relation to them. It shows how the construction of ... More


Law, Boundaries, and the Bounded Self

Jennifer Nedelsky

in Law's Relations: A Relational Theory of Self, Autonomy, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195147964
eISBN:
9780199918133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147964.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 2 is about the centrality of the boundary metaphor in the conceptual structure of Anglo-American law and its relation to an underlying conception of the "bounded self." I argue for a new ... More


Human Rights, the Rule of Law, and American Constitutionalism

ROBIN WEST

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents a different understanding of the rule of law, one which is also well within the traditions of liberalism and American constitutionalism, but which is considerably less hostile ... More


Property

David J. Bodenhamer

in The Revolutionary Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360444
eISBN:
9780190254339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360444.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the theme of property in American constitutional history. The framers of the Constitution established a number of protections for property, many of which had analogs in the ... More


Antecedents

David J. Bodenhamer

in The Revolutionary Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360444
eISBN:
9780190254339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360444.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter considers the roots of American constitutionalism. Topics discussed include the conflict over the proper division between power and liberty that ran through English history during the ... More


Equality

David J. Bodenhamer

in The Revolutionary Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360444
eISBN:
9780190254339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360444.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the theme of equality in American constitutional history. Equality was not an explicit core value of the Constitution of 1787, nor was it embraced as a basic condition of ... More


Representation

David J. Bodenhamer

in The Revolutionary Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360444
eISBN:
9780190254339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360444.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the theme of representation in American constitutional history. It argues that while the framers of the Constitution distrusted direct democracy, preferring the indirect form of ... More


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