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By Joseph Kip Kosek,Jon Butler

ISBN-10: 0300203519

ISBN-13: 9780300203516

Essential basic assets show the valuable tensions among American politics and faith during the nation’s history

regardless of the centrality of separation of church and country in American executive, faith has performed a tremendous position within the nation’s politics from colonial occasions during the latest. This crucial anthology presents a desirable background of faith in American politics and public existence via quite a lot of fundamental records. It explores contentious debates over freedom, tolerance, and justice, in concerns starting from slavery to the nineteenth-century controversy over Mormon polygamy to the hot discussions touching on same-sex marriage and terrorism.
Bringing jointly a various variety of voices from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, and secular traditions and the phrases of old personages, from Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Frances Willard to John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., this assortment is a useful advent to at least one of crucial conversations in America’s history.

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