Rediscovering America's sacred ground : public religion and pursuit of the good in a pluralistic America /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McGraw, Barbara A
Format: Book
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2003
Series:SUNY series, religion and American public life
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Table of Contents:
  • Toward a debate on common ground
  • Pt. I. Looking back to rediscover America's sacred ground. Rediscovering the roots of America's sacred ground in John Locke ; The United States Constitution: establishing America's sacred ground
  • Pt. II. Rooting the contemporary debate in sacred ground. Taking sides and looking left ; Looking right ; Grounding the debate ; Conclusion. America's sacred ground: our civic faith
  • [Appendixes.] A. A few definitions ; B. Freedom of conscience in revolutionary period constitutions and declarations of rights ; C. Drafts of the Religion Clause in the debates of the First Congress