Church and State in the Modern Age: A Documentary History by J.F. Maclear

Church and State in the Modern Age: A Documentary History

EditorJ.F. Maclear

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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This unique and essential reference on church-state relations in modern history collects virtually every major document associated with the evolution of the post-Reformation churches--Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox--in their relationship to the simultaneously developing modern state in theWest. Maclear includes royal edicts, revolutionary decrees, state constitutions, religious protests, papal pronouncements, and Supreme Court decisions, ranging from the Gallican Articles in 1682 to the Soviet Law on Freedom of Conscience and Religion of 1990, and follows each selection withsuggestions for further reading. The only book of its kind, this volume will be an important reference for scholars and students working in a number of fields.

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J.F. Maclear is at University of Minnesota, Duluth.

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Title:Church and State in the Modern Age: A Documentary HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9.57 × 6.46 × 1.54 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195086813

ISBN - 13:9780195086812

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"...a useful translation of many of the main documents on this vast theme, from the Gallican Articles of 1682 to the 1990 Soviet law on the freedom of conscience and religion."--Journal of Ecclesiastical History