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Making American Whiteness: Jewish Identity and the Tri-faith Movement

Tisa Wenger

in Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the significance of religious freedom for American Jews, with particular attention to Jewish debates over Zionism and the emergence of the tri-faith movement in the early ... More


Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends ... More


Introduction

Tisa Wenger

in Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter introduces the key concepts of “assemblage” and “religious freedom talk” and offers a brief history of religious freedom as it intersected with race and religion in colonial ... More


Religious Freedom: The U.S. Bishops and the Shock of the Secular

Michele Dillon

in Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190693008
eISBN:
9780190693039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693008.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The secular principle of religious freedom is complicated by the postsecular recognition that religion has societal relevance beyond the religious sphere. This chapter focuses on the public activism ... More


Conclusion: Race, Empire, and the Multiplicities of Religious Freedom

Tisa Wenger

in Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This concluding chapter draws connections and comparisons across the varieties of religious freedom talk described in the book. Religious freedom emerges in this book as an eminently malleable ... More


Introduction

Joseph Kip Kosek (ed.)

in American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is an anthology of significant writings on religion and politics from the colonial period to recent times. Rather ... More


Religious Establishment and Religious Freedom in Early America

Joseph Kip Kosek (ed.)

in American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents documents that show how Britain's New World colonies were shaped both by the tradition of religious establishment and by the newer ideas of religious toleration. Unlike the ... More


‘The Press Ought to be Open to All’ From the Liberty of Conscience to the Liberty of the Press

Eckhart Hellmuth

in Liberty, Property and Popular Politics: England and Scotland, 1688-1815. Essays in Honour of H. T. Dickinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405676
eISBN:
9781474418805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405676.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines a number of texts, dating from the turn of the seventeenth to the eighteenth centuries, that took a new look at the problem of the freedom of religion, the press, and opinion. ... More


The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

Michael N. Barnett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165974
eISBN:
9781400880607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165974.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How do American Jews envision their role in the world? Are they tribal—a people whose obligations extend solely to their own? Or are they prophetic—a light unto nations, working to repair the world? ... More


Litigating Religions: An Essay on Human Rights, Courts, and Beliefs

Christopher McCrudden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198759041
eISBN:
9780191818813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759041.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Religions are a problem for human rights, and human rights are a problem for religions. And both are problems for courts. This essay presents an interpretation of how religion and human rights ... More


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