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作者 Garry, Patrick M
書名 Wrestling with God : The Courts' Tortuous Treatment of Religion
出版項 Washington : Catholic University of America Press, 2006
國際標準書號 9780813216072 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (241 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- Introduction: A Convoluted Maze of Judicial Doctrines -- 1. Inequality among Equals -- Disparities in the Judicial Treatment of Speech and Religion -- Religious Exercise Is Not Diminished by the Establishment Clause -- Speech Claims Are Scrutinized More Carefully Than Religion Claims -- The Differing Placement of Burdens -- Differing Treatments of Offensiveness -- Mere Risk versus Likely Probability -- The Free-Speech Strategy in Religion Cases -- Consequences of the Free-Speech Strategy -- 2. Turning the First Amendment against Religion -- Building the Wall of Separation -- The Lemon Legacy -- 3. Judicial Experiments in Establishment Doctrines -- A Confused Jurisprudence -- Pitfalls of the Endorsement Test -- 4. The Neutrality Compromise -- The Neutrality Approach to Religion Cases -- Neutrality Governs Both Exercise and Establishment Cases -- Persisting Formalisms -- Drawbacks of the Neutrality Doctrine -- 5. The Historical Relationship between Religion and Government -- Eighteenth-Century Views on the Need for Religion in a Democracy -- Government Recognition and Support of Religion -- The Public Expression of Religious Views -- The Eighteenth-Century Understanding of Establishment -- The Tradition of Nonpreferential Aid to Religion -- The Framers' View of Religion's Public Role -- Drafting and Debating the First Amendment -- The Postratification Environment -- Remaining Vestiges of Religion's Public Role -- 6. The Cultural Suspicion -- The Critics -- Judicial Reflections of the Hostility toward Religion -- The Cultural Rebellion against Religion -- Institutional Hostilities to Religion -- The Politicization of Religion -- The Secularization of America's Civil Religion -- 7. A Theory of the Establishment Clause -- The Unitary Nature of the Religion Clauses -- The Exercise Clause Is the Primary Clause
Distinctions between the Exercise and Establishment Clauses -- The Establishment Clause and Accommodation -- Secular Society Is Not the Focus of the Establishment Clause -- 8. If Not Neutrality, Then What? The Case for Nonpreferential Favoritism of Religion -- Nondiscriminatory Aid to Religion -- The Special Value of Religion -- Reasons to Favor Religion -- The Accommodation Doctrine and Nonpreferentialism -- The Logic of Accommodation Refutes Neutrality -- The Danger of Nonpreferential Aid -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Garry, Patrick M. Wrestling with God : The Courts' Tortuous Treatment of Religion Washington : Catholic University of America Press,c2006 9780813214511
主題 Freedom of religion -- United States.;Religion and state -- United States.;Judicial process -- United States
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