University of Pittsburgh

The Bible, the school, and the Constitution :the clash that shaped the modern church-state doctrine.

In this history of the origins of secular public education, Steven Green demonstrates that the modern Supreme Court's decisions on school funding and Bible reading did not create new legal doctrines or abolish dominant practices, but built on legal concepts and educational trends that had been developing since the early nineteenth century.

ISBN: 9780199827909
PittCat: KF4162.G74 2012

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