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Title Religion and politics in the early republic : Jasper Adams and the church-state debate / Daniel L. Dreisbach, editor
Published [Lexington] : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015]
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Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; PREFACE; NOTES ON THE TEXTS; INTRODUCTION A Debate on Religion and Politics in the Early Republic; CHURCH AND STATE IN THE AGE OF ANDREW JACKSON; JASPER ADAMS ON THE RELATION OF CHRISTIANITY TO CIVIL GOVERNMENT; A DEBATE ON CHURCH AND STATE; THE MODERN CHURCH-STATE DEBATE; NOTES; PART ONE: SERMON; The Relation of Christianity to Civil Government in the United States; Adams's Sermon Notes; A.-PAGE 9 [43].; B.-PAGE 12 [46].; C-PAGE 11,13 [45,46].; D.-PAGEU 14 [47].; E.-PAGE 15 [48].; R-PAGE 17 [49]
APPENDIX THREE. The Sermon, Delivered at Pendleton, by the Rector of Christ Church, Greenville, on the Occasion of the Death of the Rev. Jasper Adams, D.D. APPENDIX FOUR. The Publication and Distribution of Adams's Sermon; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
G.-PAGE 20 [52].H.-PAGE 22 [53; I.-PAGE 22 [53].; K.-PAGE22 [53].; L.-PAGE 23 [54].; Works Cited by Adams; BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, AND ARTICLES; PART TWO: RESPONSE; Letters to the Reverend Jasper Adams; FROM JOHN MARSHALL; FROM JOSEPH STORY; FROM JAMES MADISON; FROM JOHN SMYTHE RICHARDSON, A SOUTH CAROLINA JURIST; Review Essay: ""Immunity of Religion""; INTRODUCTION; NOTES; IMMUNITY OF RELIGION; EPILOGUE: Reflections on the Church-State Debate; APPENDIX ONE. The Life and Works of Jasper Adams; APPENDIX TWO. Obituary of the Reverend Jasper Adams, D.D., from the Pendleton Messenger, 12 November 1841
Summary The church-state debate currently alive in our courts and legislatures is strikingly similar to that of the 1830s. A secular drift in American culture and the role of religion in a pluralistic society were concerns that dominated the controversy then, as now. In Religion and Politics in the Early Republic, Daniel L. Dreisbach compellingly argues that the issues in our current debate were framed in earlier centuries by documents crucial to an understanding of church-state relations, the First Amendment, and our present concern with the constitutional role of religion in American public life. R
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Subject Adams, J. (Jasper), 1793-1841.
Episcopal Church -- Sermons.
Christianity and politics.
Church and state -- United States -- Sermons.
Church and state -- United States.
Genre/Form Sermons.
Form Electronic book
Author Dreisbach, Daniel L.
ISBN 0813158362 (electronic bk.)
9780813158365 (electronic bk.)