In 1985 the Supreme Court ruled in Lynch v. Donnelly that the inclusion of a life-sized creche in a civic Christmas display did not constitute an unconstitutional establishment of religion. Through her examination of this difficult case, Sullivan reveals divergent American understandings of the nature of religion, the role of religion in public life, and the relationship and interaction of law and religion.
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Winnifred Fallers Sullivan is Assistant Professor of Religion at Washington and Lee University.Review:
Relevant, even urgent; for years to come the United States Supreme Court will continue to pick its way through the church-state brambles. (Martin E. Marty, University of Chicago Divinity School)
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Book Description Center for the Study of World, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110945454066
Book Description Center for the Study of World Religions, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0945454066