Religious Freedom in America: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Hillary E. Brevig
  • James John Jurinski
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  • ISBN-10: 1440851050
  • ISBN-13: 9781440851056
  • DDC: 323.44
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book provides the answers to controversial questions about religious liberties in the United States and connected issues through balanced, thorough, and nonjudgmental coverage of the issues in a reference format.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Why Mixing Religion and Political Activity Leads to a Poisoned Chalice: Ending Compelled Taxpayer Support for Religious Political Activity.
4: Say a Prayer for Me.
5: Religious Choice in Medicine: When Cancer Patients Have Religious Objections to Life-Saving Blood Transfusions.
6: When Children Pay the Price of Freedom of Religion.
7: Transgender Rights: A Religious Freedom Wedge Strategy.
8: The First Amendment and Immigration.
9: Many Are Called—By the Supreme Court of the United States.
10: The HHS Contraception Mandate and Religious Freedom Conflicts.
11: The Episcopal Church—Foundations of Religious Freedom.
12: Profiles.
Data and Documents.
13: Data.
14: Documents.
15: Resources.
16: Chronology.
About the Author.