Religious freedom : Jefferson's legacy, America's creed

Offers a defense of Thomas Jefferson's advocacy for a strict separation of church and state by examining his views on religious freedom. Shows how the First Amendment's focus on maintaining the authority of states to regulate religious freedom demonstrates that Jefferson demanded a firm se...

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Main Author: Ragosta, John A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.
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260 |a Charlottesville :  |b University of Virginia Press,  |c 2013. 
300 |a 293 p. ;  |c 25 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-286) and index. 
520 |a Offers a defense of Thomas Jefferson's advocacy for a strict separation of church and state by examining his views on religious freedom. Shows how the First Amendment's focus on maintaining the authority of states to regulate religious freedom demonstrates that Jefferson demanded a firm separation of church and state within the United States but never sought a wholly secular public square. 
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