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Author Miller, Nicholas Patrick.
Title The religious roots of the First Amendment [electronic resource] : dissenting Protestants and the separation of church and state / Nicholas P. Miller.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  BR115.L28 M55 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 242 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-231).and index.
Contents Introduction: religion and American disestablishment -- The monk and the bard: Luther's protest to Milton's Protestant vision -- The philosopher and the enthusiast: John Locke and William Penn bring dissenting Protestantism to America -- The Puritan lawyer and the Baptist preacher: Elisha Williams, Isaac Backus, and the rise of dissent in America -- Revolutionary and governor: William Livington and the Anglican control of King's College -- The political theologian and the theological politician: John Witherspoon and James Madison make a national principle -- Epilogue: back to the future: three competing views of church and state.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Christianity and law.
Church history.
Christianity -- Influence.
United States. Constitution. 1st Amendment.
Protestantism -- History.
Related To Print version: Miller, Nicholas Patrick. The religious roots of the First Amendment. New York : Oxford University Press, c2012. Miller, Nicholas Patrick. Religious roots of the First Amendment. New York : Oxford University Press, c2012 9780199858361 (DLC) 2012000426
ISBN 9780199858378 (electronic bk.)
0199858373 (electronic bk.)