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Religion on trial

Phillip E Hammond

Religion on trial

how Supreme Court trends threaten the freedom of conscience in America

by Phillip E Hammond

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Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Supreme Court,
  • Freedom of religion -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-170) and index

    StatementPhillip E. Hammond, David W. Machacek, Eric Michael Mazur
    ContributionsMachacek, David W, Mazur, Eric Michael
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4783 .H36 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17127926M
    ISBN 100759106002, 0759106010
    LC Control Number2003021821

    Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion focuses on the Scopes trial, also known as the "Monkey Trial," which happened in Dayton, Tennessee in the summer of The trial took place over a Tennessee law that banned the teaching of human evolution in public schools. The Scopes trial marked a watershed in our national discussion of science and religion. In addition to symbolizing the clash between evolutionists and creationists, the trial helped shape the development of both popular religion and constitutional law in America, serving as a .

      W. Mark Lanier, Christianity on Trial: A lawyer examines the Christian s Grove, IL: InterVrsity Press, W. Mark Lanier’s new book Christianity on Trial pursues a juridical apologetic in the spirit of Josh McDowell’s Evidence that Demands a if ever there was a lawyer qualified to make such a case it is surely Mark Lanier. In his new book On Trial for Reason: Science, Religion, and Culture in the Galileo Affair (Oxford University Press, ), Maurice Finocchiaro shows that there were (and are) really two Galileo “affairs.” Galileo’s original trial and condemnation forms the first affair, the cultural history of controversies about the meaning of the original trial, forms the second.

    The Broken Covenant: American Civil Religion in Time of Trial. This book is not primarily about political theory or about ideology, though both are involved, but about religion and myth. Dr. Bellah reexamines the American civil religion 1 and the mythological structure that supports it.   I wish I had read Religion on Trial. Craig A. Parton, the author of this book and a trial lawyer by profession, was on a similar quest as me for an ultimate truth. He gathered together religious claims and put them to the test through rigorous cross-examination, much like the cross-examination he regularly uses in his profession.


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