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Farewell to Christendom: The Future of Church and State in America

Thomas J. Curry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145694
eISBN:
9780199834129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145690.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Protestantism abandoned Christendom by way of the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights, and Catholicism did the same in the Declaration of Religious Liberty of the Second Vatican Council. Because ... More


The Uses of the Myth

William T. Cavanaugh

in The Myth of Religious Violence: Secular Ideology and the Roots of Modern Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385045
eISBN:
9780199869763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385045.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter shows the purposes to which the myth of religious violence is put in the United States. In domestic politics, it has helped to marginalize certain practices such as public school prayer ... More


The Religion Clauses: Reconciling Accommodation and Separation

ASHUTOSH BHAGWAT

in The Myth of Rights: The Purposes and Limits of Constitutional Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377781
eISBN:
9780199775842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377781.003.006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In addition to the speech, press, assembly, and petition clauses, the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution contains two provisions dealing with the subject of religion: the Establishment Clause ... More


Judges’ Religion

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller

in God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.003.006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter reviews social scientific research on the relationship between judges' religion and their decisions. It begins with a historical perspective on the role of religion in judicial selection ... More


Religious Figures and Institutions As Litigants

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller

in God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.003.009
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Litigants' religion is central to some cases, such as those making a free exercise claim; a substantial factor in others, such as clergy charged with sexual abuse, defendants who introduce their ... More


The Formation of the First Amendment

Thomas J. Curry

in Farewell to Christendom: The Future of Church and State in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145694
eISBN:
9780199834129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145690.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Religious liberty depends on keeping the government out of religious matters, whereas religious toleration is a gift of government. Virginia's Bill for Religious Liberty and Massachusetts’ ... More


The Fables of Reason: A Study of Voltaire's Contes Philosophiques

Roger Pearson

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158806
eISBN:
9780191673375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158806.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Three hundred years after his birth in 1694, this is the first comprehensive study of Voltaire's Contes Philosophiques: the philosophical tales for which he is now best remembered and which include ... More


Legalizing Evolution 1961–1970

Edward J. Larson

in Trial and Error: The American Controversy Over Creation and Evolution

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195154719
eISBN:
9780199849505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154719.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the readmission of evolution into the classroom during the 1960s, leading up to the Epperrson case, which struck down Arkansas anti-evolution law, and parallel legal actions in ... More


The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Martin Pugh

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book is the first comprehensive study of the campaign for women's suffrage to appear for over thirty years. It challenges the widely-held assumption that the Victorian suffragists underwent a ... More


Tradition and Practice

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Court's use of tradition and practice in constitutional interpretation. First, it looks at how the Court has relied on longstanding congressional or executive practice ... More


Deriving Doctrine

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains how the Court derives constitutional principle using examples from the areas of freedom of speech, racial discrimination, reapportionment, and abortion. It then uses two ... More


The Heart of Darkness

Nick Riddle

in The Damned

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325529
eISBN:
9781800342330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325529.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies the bunker beneath the Edgecliff Establishment in Joseph Losey's The Damned (1963), which has properties reminiscent of other cinematic spaces that exert a strange influence ... More


The Religion Clauses: The Case for Separating Church and State

Erwin Chemerinsky and Howard Gillman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190699734
eISBN:
9780197523810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699734.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The relationship between the government and religion is deeply divisive. With the recent changes in the composition of the Supreme Court, the First Amendment law concerning religion is likely to ... More


Constitutional agnosticism and the establishment clause: One Nation Under —?

Paul Horwitz

in The Agnostic Age: Law, Religion, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737727
eISBN:
9780199895267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737727.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter points out that the creation of the Establishment Clause prohibits any binding structure in a community that serves as a reservoir to where all inquiries relating to the legal and ... More


Archaic aetia: Homer, Hesiod, and the Homeric Hymn to Hermes

Anke Walter

in Time in Ancient Stories of Origin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198843832
eISBN:
9780191879531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843832.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The aetiological story of Ate, told by Agamemnon in Book 19 of the Iliad, establishes a connection between the crucial moment when the main conflict of the epic is resolved and an important moment of ... More


King Magnus and King Minus: A Play and a Playlet

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In December 1936, Britain was shaken by the crisis of a royal abdication. The events recalled the threat of abdication by King Magnus in Shaw's popular futuristic political comedy of 1929, The Apple ... More


Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Bruce J Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In 1988, Sandi and Larry Zobrest became agents in the struggle for disability rights when they sued a suburban Tucson, Arizona, school district to obtain public funding for the signed language ... More


Historical Transformations: Framing a New Consciousness in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Mary Youssef

in Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474415415
eISBN:
9781474449755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415415.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The author links the purview of the “new-consciousness” novel to Edward Said’s conceptualization of “decentered consciousness,” a term he uses to describe postcolonial cultural and intellectual ... More


Fides est servanda: keeping the faith

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

‘Fides est servanda: keeping the faith’ explores how the Government, Church, courts, and media invoked a variety of key symbols of British history, including the Magna Carta and the Interregnum, to ... More


The Legacy of the School Question

Steven K. Green

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the evolution of nonsectarian education, Bible reading in the schools, and the funding of religious schools in the years following the Blaine Amendment. It discusses the impact of ... More


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