Religious persecution and political order in the United States

Religious freedom and persecution in America: a theoretical overview -- Joseph Smith and the rise of Mormonism -- The federal response to Mormonism -- Jehovah's Witnesses and the flag salute, 1870-1940 -- Mass violence against Jehovah's Witnesses, 1940-1942 -- The Catholic experience in Am...

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Main Author: Smith, David T.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Cambridge University Press 2015
Series/Journal:Cambridge studies in social theory, religion, and politics
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B USA / Religious freedom / Religious persecution / History 1800-2000
Further subjects:B Freedom of religion (United States)
B Persecution (United States)
B Religion And Politics (United States)
B United States Religion
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Summary:Religious freedom and persecution in America: a theoretical overview -- Joseph Smith and the rise of Mormonism -- The federal response to Mormonism -- Jehovah's Witnesses and the flag salute, 1870-1940 -- Mass violence against Jehovah's Witnesses, 1940-1942 -- The Catholic experience in America -- The Jewish experience in America -- The Islamic experience in America
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-255) and index
ISBN:1107539897