Shapers of the Great Debate on the Freedom of Religion: A Biographical Dictionary (Shapers of the Great American Debates) 0313318891, 9780313318894

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Table of contents :
CONTENTS......Page 6
SERIES FOREWORD......Page 10
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS......Page 12
INTRODUCTION: RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS IN AMERICA......Page 14
JOHN COTTON (1584–1652)......Page 24
ANNE HUTCHINSON (1591–1643)......Page 38
ROGER WILLIAMS (c. 1603–1683)......Page 48
PETER STUYVESANT (c. 1610–1672)......Page 60
WILLIAM PENN (1644–1718)......Page 70
WILLIAM LIVINGSTON (1723–1790)......Page 84
ISAAC BACKUS (1724–1806)......Page 94
THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743–1826)......Page 108
JAMES MADISON (1751–1836)......Page 122
LYMAN BEECHER (1775–1863)......Page 136
JOSEPH STORY (1779–1845)......Page 146
JOHN HUGHES (1797–1864)......Page 158
RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803–1882)......Page 172
JOSEPH SMITH (1805–1844)......Page 184
ISAAC MAYER WISE (1819–1900)......Page 194
JOSEPH FRANKLIN RUTHERFORD (1869–1942)......Page 206
JOHN COLLIER (1884–1968)......Page 216
EARL WARREN (1891–1974)......Page 226
JOHN COURTNEY MURRAY (1904–1967)......Page 236
JERRY FALWELL (1933– )......Page 248
APPENDIX 1: BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES......Page 256
APPENDIX 2: KEY SUPREME COURT CASES......Page 270
B......Page 284
E......Page 285
K......Page 286
P......Page 287
T......Page 288
Z......Page 289

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