Blasphemy: How the Religious Right Is Hijacking the Declaration of Independence
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BeschreibungIn this challenging and provocative polemic, acclaimed civil libertarian and legal educator Dershowitz defends the Declaration of Independence against what he calls the religious rights attempt to hijack it for their Christianizing cause.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgments. Introduction: Is the United States a Christian Nation? 1. The God of the Declaration: Is He the God of Todaya s Christian Right? 2. The Christian Righta s Strategy to Turn the Declaration into a Batismal Certificate. 3. What Are "The Laws of Nature and of Naturea s God"? Conclusion. Appendix: The Declaration of Independence. Notes. Index.
PortraitALAN DERSHOWITZ, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, is one of the country's foremost appellate lawyers and a distinguished defender of individual liberties. His many books include the #1 New York Times bestseller Chutzpah and the Wiley books The Case for Israel, also a New York Times bestseller; The Case for Peace: How the Arab-Israeli Conflict Can Be Resolved; and What Israel Means to Me. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2007
Seitenanzahl: 195 Seiten