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|Statement||Peter Freese, ed.|
|Series||Arbeiten zur Amerikanistik ;, Bd. 1|
|LC Classifications||BL2525 .R46 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. (782 p.) ;|
|Number of Pages||782|
|LC Control Number||87146793|
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Freedom Religion and philosophy in the United States of America book religion in the United States is guaranteed in the First Amendment to the United States. Baptists (as a family of denominations) constitute the largest Protestant group in the United States. The World Almanac for lists 21 different Baptist bodies with a total membership of 26, The largest single Baptist body in the United States is the Southern Baptist Convention: 34, churches, w, by: Timothy Beal's book, "Religion in America" () takes as its theme a motto on the Great Seal of the United States: "e pluribus unum", "from many, one".
His book describes the ways in which the motto was and remains important to an understanding of religion in by: 3. Get this from a library. Religion and philosophy in the United States of America: proceedings of the German-American conference at Paderborn, July August 1, [Peter Freese;].
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The United States has never had an officially established national church. Since the time of the first British colonists, it has instead developed a strong civil religion that melds God and nation.
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