Faith, reason, and consent : legislating morality in early American states /
- Publication info:
- New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2008.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
On the Shelf
- Faith, reason, and consent : legislating morality in early American states / Wm. G. Miller.
- Main Author:
- Miller, Wm. G. 1968- (William George),
New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2008
- Physical Description:
ix, 298 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-290) and index
9781593322731 (alk. paper)1593322739 (alk. paper)
Table of Contents
- Legislating morality : four streams of thought
- Three grounding principles for moral legislation : popular sovereignty, natural law, and divine law
- The nature of God in early American state constitutions
- The nature of man in early American state constitutions
- The constitutionality of moral legislation in early state constitutions
- A constitutional mandate : moral legislation in post-revolutionary Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Massachusetts
- Ambiguous constitutionality : moral legislation in post-revolutionary Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Georgia, New York, and South Carolina
- Contemporary scholarship and early American state legislation of morality
- Considerations for legislation of morality in the 21st century.