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Author Dierenfield, Bruce J., 1951-

Title The battle over school prayer : how Engel v. Vitale changed America / Bruce J. Dierenfield.

Imprint Lawrence, KS : University Press of Kansas, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    344.7307 DIE    Available
Description xv, 263 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Landmark law cases & American society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-238) and index.
Contents Editor's preface -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Forced worship stinks in God's nostrils -- 2. Christ loves all but the hypocrites -- 3. Good fences make good neighbors -- 4. The one-size-fits-all prayer -- 5. The day I stopped believing in God -- 6. Why are these people so afraid of God? -- 7. Almighty God has been given his walking papers -- 8. The most hated woman in America -- 9. My God, what's wrong with that man? -- Afterword -- Chronology -- Relevant cases -- Major U.S. Supreme Court religion cases -- Bibliographic essay -- Index.
Subject Engel, Steven I. -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Vitale, William J. -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Prayer in the public schools -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Prayer in the public schools -- Law and legislation -- New York (State)
Church and state -- United States.
ISBN 9780700615261 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0700615261 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780700615254 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700615253 (cloth : alk. paper)

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