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The State and the Non-Public School 1825-1925


reviewed by Pearl Rock Kane 1989

coverTitle: The State and the Non-Public School 1825-1925
Author(s): Lloyd P. Jorgenson
Publisher: University of Missouri Press, Columbia
ISBN: 0826206336, Pages: , Year: 1987
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“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” In the words of Thomas Jefferson, who introduced the Bill of Rights proposals in the House in 1789, the clause against the establishment of religion was intended to erect “a wall of separation between Church and State.” This first amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing equal rights of conscience to all persons and establishing the principle that all religious bodies would be voluntary bodies within the state, has fueled debates on what has come to be called the “school question”—church-state relationships and religious observance in the public schools—for over 150 years. Proponents of aid to nonpublic schools contend that the establishment clause prohibits Congress from establishing a single national church, but would permit aid to all religions on a nonpreferential basis. Next to desegregation, the establishment clause has brought the most cases to the U.S.... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 90 Number 3, 1989, p. 489-493
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 506, Date Accessed: 5/27/2017 5:54:55 AM

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