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The Essential Rights and Liberties of Religion in the American Constitutional Experiment

@inproceedings{Witte1996TheER,
  title={The Essential Rights and Liberties of Religion in the American Constitutional Experiment},
  author={Jr. John Witte},
  year={1996}
}
  • Jr. John Witte
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • This is an early Article outlining the main themes of the author’s later text, Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment (Westview Press, 2011; 3d ed. with Joel A. Nichols). Part I distills from the diverse theological and political traditions and experiences of the eighteenth century the most widely embraced first principles of the American constitutional experiment - liberty of conscience, free exercise of religion, confessional and structural pluralism, equality of religions before… CONTINUE READING

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