TITLE

Justice David Josiah Brewer and the `Christian Nation' Maxim

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Steven K.
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;1999, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p427
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines both the decision of the United States (US) Supreme Court on the cases of Church of the Holy Trinity and Justice David Josiah Brewer, to discover the legal significance of the declaration that the US is a Christian nation. What the declaration represents for some people; Background of Brewer; Characteristics of US Christian nationhood that appeared in many of Brewer's speeches and writings.
ACCESSION #
2886821

 

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