Witnessing Their Faith: Religious Influence on Supreme Court Justices and Their Opinions

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Dezember 2007



When it was ratified in 1791, the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States sought to protect against two distinct types of government actions that interfere with religious liberty: the establishment of a national religion and interference with individual rights to practice religion.


Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I: Religious Freedom in the Nineteenth Century Chapter 3 The Bible in Public Schools Controversy and the Philadelphia Riots Chapter 4 The Church-Slavery Controversy Chapter 5 The Mormon Controversy Chapter 6 The Christian Nation Debate Part 7 Part II: Religious Freedom in the Twentieth Century Chapter 8 A Matter of Conscience: God and Country Chapter 9 The Church-State Separationist Movement Chapter 10 The School Prayer Controversy Chapter 11 Separation of Church and State: The Lemon Test Chapter 12 Coming Full Circle


Jay Alan Sekulow is Chief Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) and the European Center for Law and Justice (ECLJ). An accomplished and respected judicial advocate, Sekulow has presented oral arguments before the Supreme Court in numerous cases in defense of constitutional freedoms, especially those involving religion. The National Law Journal has twice named Sekulow one of the '100 Most Influential Lawyers' in the United States, and Time magazine named him one of the top twenty-five most influential Evangelicals in America. A popular guest on nationally televised news programs on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, CNBC, and PBS, Sekulow has his own call-in radio program which is broadcast throughout the country on more than 500 radio stations and frequently contributes articles and commentary to national publications such as USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post, and Washington Times.


If God is heading to an appeals court, Jay Sekulow is likely to be sitting at the counsel table. Time Magazine Through a daily talk-radio show, a television program broadcast largely on Christian stations, a grass-roots mobilization partnership and his own nearly one-million-strong email list, Mr. Sekulow can rally Christian activists to flood Capitol Hill with telephone calls or gather signatures on a petition literally in minutes. He's the evangelical community's representative on a White House-backed team of lawyers... The Wall Street Journal Jay Sekulow is best known as the nation's top legal advocate for all causes Christian. Business Week
EAN: 9780742550650
ISBN: 0742550656
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2007
Seitenanzahl: 368 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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