Religious Lessons Paperback
Catholic Sisters and the Captured Schools Crisis in New Mexico
by Kathleen A. Holscher;
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For many Americans, Catholic and not, the scenario of sisters in veils teaching children embodied the high stakes of the era's church-state conflicts, and became an occasion to assess the implications of separation in their lives. Through close study of the Dixon case, Kathleen Holscher brings together the perspectives of legal advocacy groups, Catholic sisters, and citizens who cared about their schools. She argues that the captive school crusade was a transitional episode in the Protestant-Catholic conflicts that dominate American church-state history. Religious Lessons also goes beyond legal discourse to consider the interests of Americans-women religious included-who did not formally articulate convictions about the separation principle. The book emphasizes the everyday experiences, inside and outside classrooms, that defined the church-state relationship for these people, and that made these constitutional questions relevant to them.
Religious Lessons by Kathleen A. Holscher was published by Oxford University Press Inc in February 2016. The ISBN for Religious Lessons is 9780190462499.
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|Page last updated||12th August 2016|
|Author / Artist||Kathleen A. Holscher|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Inc (February 2016)|
|Number of Pages||276|