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Reynolds V. United States (1879), John Hermann Feb 2016

Reynolds V. United States (1879), John Hermann

John Hermann

In Reynolds v. United States, 98 U.S. 145 (1897), the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that a federal law prohibiting polygamy did not violate the free exercise clause of the First Amendment. The Court's decision was among the first to hold that the free exercise of religion is not absolute.


Lyng V. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association (1988), John Hermann Feb 2016

Lyng V. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association (1988), John Hermann

John Hermann

In Lyng v. Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association, 485 U.S. 439 (1988), the Supreme Court held that the free exercise clause of the First Amendment does not prohibit the federal government from timber harvesting or constructing a road through a portion of a national forest that is considered a sacred religious site by three Native American tribes.


American Baptist Convention, Sherrie Steiner, Donald Gray Dec 2003

American Baptist Convention, Sherrie Steiner, Donald Gray

Sherrie M Steiner

This chapter from the national data set identifies the political activities and attitudes of American Baptist clergy in the 2000 national election.


God And The Red Umbrella: Risk, Responsibility And The Politics Of Mutual Assistance In America”, Brian Glenn Dec 2003

God And The Red Umbrella: Risk, Responsibility And The Politics Of Mutual Assistance In America”, Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


The Political And Social Activities Of Mainline Protestant Clergy In The Election Of 2000:, Corwin |Smidt, Sue Crawford, Laura Olson, Melissa Deckman, Donald Gray, Dan Hofrenning, Sherrie Steiner, Beau Weston Nov 2003

The Political And Social Activities Of Mainline Protestant Clergy In The Election Of 2000:, Corwin |Smidt, Sue Crawford, Laura Olson, Melissa Deckman, Donald Gray, Dan Hofrenning, Sherrie Steiner, Beau Weston

Sherrie M Steiner

This study examines clergy across six mainline Protestant denominations in terms of their social characteristics, their theological positions, and their political attitudes and behavior. The analysis is based on data collected through random surveys of clergy in each denomination conducted in 2001 using the same instrument. The predominant focus of the article is on the nature and level of political activities exhibited by mainline Protestant clergy in the election year of 2000. The analysis revealed that mainline Protestant clergy are indeed relatively active politically, but that, despite their commonality of belonging to the same broad religious tradition, the nature and ...


The Social Ministries Of American Baptist Churches And Clergy, Sherrie Steiner, Donald Gray, Margaret Ferrell Nov 2002

The Social Ministries Of American Baptist Churches And Clergy, Sherrie Steiner, Donald Gray, Margaret Ferrell

Sherrie M Steiner

No abstract provided.