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Author Compton, John W., 1977- author.

Title The evangelical origins of the living constitution / John W. Compton.

Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.
©2014.

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 UniM Law  KM 72 COMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Evangelical challenge to American constitutionalism -- Moral reform and constitutional adjudication, 1830-1854 -- Triumph of evangelical public morality in the states -- Triumph of evangelical public morality in the Supreme Court -- Reexamining the collapse of the old order.
Subject Religion and law -- United States -- History.
Evangelicalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Church and state -- United States -- History.
United States -- Religion -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780674726796 (alk. paper)
0674726790 (alk. paper)