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Ellery's Protest How One Young Man Defied Tradition and Sparked the Battle over School Prayer

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ISBN-10: 047203345X

ISBN-13: 9780472033454

Edition: 2009

Authors: Stephen D. Solomon

List price: $26.95
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"Solomon's fascinating and sweeping history of the legal fight over mandatory school prayers is compelling, judicious, and elegantly written. Fabulous!" David Rudenstine, Dean, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University "Stephen Solomon'sEllery's Protestprovides a brilliant analysis of a major Supreme Court decision that redefined the relationship between church and state almost a half century ago. This study goes well beyond simply offering a gripping account of the course of litigation that brought before the Justices the contentious issue of prayer and Bible reading in public schools, though the thoroughness of that account would merit careful reading by itself. Especially…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Ellery's Protest
The Making of a Rebel
Byse Breaks the Deadlock
The Sage and the Upstart
The Colonists Unite Church and State
How Religious Diversity Changed America
Diversity Forces Religion from the Schools
Excessive Religious Zeal
"Mr. Schempp, Do You Believe in the Divinity of Christ?"
Is the Bible Sectarian?
Why Not Recite the Navaho Invocation to Beauty?
The Race to the Supreme Court
"Colored by Our Own Experiences"
Passion Plays for All
Back to Judge Biggs
New York's "Clay-Footed Pigeon"
Fifty-one Buddhist Children
In Chambers
Days of Defiance
Does Schempp Have a Future?