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by Wayne Swanson
Author: Wayne Swanson
Publisher: Temple University Press (March 6, 1992)
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In December 1981, when the American Civil Liberties Union challenged the Nativity scene in the Christmas display put on by the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, an emotional controversy erupted. This book traces the judicial history of a case that lasted more than two years and explores the relationship between religion and government.
The Christ Child Goes to Court. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990. Full text views reflects the number of PDF downloads, PDFs sent to Google Drive, Dropbox and Kindle and HTML full text views. Abstract views reflect the number of visits to the article landing page.
Additional Information. The Christ Child Goes to Court. Published by: Temple University Press. He also traces the history of Supremem Court cases concerning separation of church and state, and includes some background on the Federal judicial system. The separation of church and state is an idea that is accepted by most American. The relationship between religion and government has stirred sufficient passions on both sides to cause fundamental fissures in Americna life today. The dispute goes all the way to the Supreme Court, raising issues about the limits of religious freedom and the protection of animals and involving diverse groups of the society. Although the Supreme Court justices unanimously decided that the city ordinances were discriminatory, the basis for the decisions differed greatly. Some of the arguments in favor of the end of the Hialeah's law against animal sacrifice were that is was generic, against the mistreatment of animals, and not particularly against that church.
We don’t have enough information about this author to calculate their statistics. If you think this is an error let us know. Preface Introduction 1. The ACLU and Pawtucket's Christmas Display: The Controversy Unfolds Pawtucket Reacts Witness for the Plaintiff: The ACLU Position For the Defense: The Mayor Responds Th. More).
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