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The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Steven Green

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America is a history of the development of church-state law during what may be called the “forgotten century.” ... More


Canon Law and the Secular State

John J. Coughlin

in Law, Person, and Community: Philosophical, Theological, and Comparative Perspectives on Canon Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199756773
eISBN:
9780199932177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756773.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter first describes two contrasting sets of assumptions about the role of the state vis-à-vis religion. The traditional set of assumptions that has formed part of public ecclesiastical law ... More


The Impact of Neutral Rules on Hierarchical Churches

John J. Coughlin

in Law, Person, and Community: Philosophical, Theological, and Comparative Perspectives on Canon Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199756773
eISBN:
9780199932177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756773.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The previous chapter's case study of the Supreme Court's invalidation of government programs of aid to religious schools during the twentieth century suggests that a strict-separationist approach ... More


Models of Religion–State Relations

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter surveys the various types of interaction between religion and government by considering which model or models best advance religious freedom in a liberal state. The goal is to determine ... More


From World War to Cold War: Judeo-Christian Exceptionalism Ascendant, 1945–1950

K. Healan Gaston

in Imagining Judeo-Christian America: Religion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226663715
eISBN:
9780226663999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663999.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Judeo-Christian exceptionalism took firm hold after World War II. The Supreme Court’s Everson (1947) and McCollum (1948) decisions raised the church-state barrier and convinced leading Catholics, ... More


Introduction

Simon Kirchin

in Thick Evaluation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803430
eISBN:
9780191841613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803430.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter introduces the distinction between thin and thick concepts and then performs a number of functions. First, two major accounts of thick concepts—separationism and nonseparationism—are ... More


Separationism

Simon Kirchin

in Thick Evaluation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803430
eISBN:
9780191841613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803430.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The main aim of this chapter is to describe in detail separationism: its core aspects, its motivations, its advantages, and its weaknesses. In doing so two broad forms of separationism are detailed ... More


Conceptual Relations

Simon Kirchin

in Thick Evaluation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803430
eISBN:
9780191841613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803430.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is designed to lay the foundations for the consideration of three anti-separationist strategies, in Chapters Four, Five, and Six. It lays out two models of how thin and thick concepts ... More


A New Era of Church-State Cooperation

in God's Economy: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226134833
eISBN:
9780226134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134857.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1996, the U.S. Congress passed a set of provisions known as “charitable choice,” part of the landmark welfare reform bill signed by President Bill Clinton that year. Charitable choice allowed ... More


Constitutional and Tax Policy Issues

Edward A. Zelinsky

in Taxing the Church: Religion, Exemptions, Entanglement, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190853952
eISBN:
9780190853983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853952.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter places the analysis in the book’s context of the extended scholarly debates about the First Amendment and the proper tax treatment of nonprofit entities. These debates include four ... More


Conclusion

Steven K. Green

in The Third Disestablishment: Church, State, and American Culture, 1940-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190908140
eISBN:
9780190908171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908140.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

The conclusion provides a brief overview of the Supreme Court’s church–state decisions from 1975 to 2000 to demonstrate the book’s thesis that the transition away from separationism began in the late ... More


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