By Joseph Kip Kosek,Jon Butler
regardless of the centrality of separation of church and country in American executive, faith has performed an immense function within the nation’s politics from colonial instances in the course of the cutting-edge. This crucial anthology presents a desirable heritage of faith in American politics and public existence via quite a lot of basic files. It explores contentious debates over freedom, tolerance, and justice, in issues starting from slavery to the nineteenth-century controversy over Mormon polygamy to the hot discussions pertaining to same-sex marriage and terrorism.
Bringing jointly a various variety of voices from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, and secular traditions and the phrases of ancient 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 1 of crucial conversations in America’s history.
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American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology by Joseph Kip Kosek,Jon Butler