The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution
Author : John W. Compton
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release Date : 2014-03-10
ISBN 10 : 9780674419896
Pages : 271 pages
Rating : 4.1/5 (989 downloads)
Download The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution in PDF Full Online Free by John W. Compton and published by Harvard University Press. This book was released on 2014-03-10 with total page 271 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: John Compton shows how evangelicals, not New Deal reformers, paved the way for the most important constitutional developments of the twentieth century. Their early-1800s crusade to destroy property that made immorality possible challenged founding-era legal protections of slavery, lotteries, and liquor sales and opened the door to progressivism.