Table of contents for Thomas Jefferson and the wall of separation between church and state / Daniel L. Dreisbach.

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1     Introduction: The Creation of an American Metaphor  1
2     The President, a Mammoth Cheese, and the "Wall of
Separation": Jeffersonian Politics and the New
England Baptists                                   9
3      "Sowing Useful Truths and Principles":
Thomas Jefferson and the Danbury Baptist Association  25
4      "What the Wall Separates": A Jurisdictional
Interpretation of the "Wall of Separation"        55
5     Early References to a "Wall of Separation":
Prefiguring the Jeffersonian Metaphor             71
6     Creating "Effectual Barriers": Alternative Metaphors
in Defense of Religious Liberty                   83
7      "Useful Truths and Principles ... Germinate and
Become Rooted" in the American Mind: Jefferson's
Metaphor Enters Political and Juridical Discourse  95
8     Conclusion: The Re-Creation of Church-State Law,
Policy, and Discourse                           107
Appendices: Documents from the Papers of
Thomas Jefferson                                   129
1     Proclamation Appointing a Day of Fasting,
Humiliation, and Prayer, May 1774               131
2     Address to the Inhabitants of the Parish of
St. Anne, 1774                                  132

3     Bills Reported by the Committee of Revisors
Appointed by the General Assembly of Virginia
in 1776, 18 June 1779                           133
4     Proclamation Appointing a Day of Publick and
Solemn Thanksgiving and Prayer, November 1779   137
5     Draft of "The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798,"
November 1798 (excerpt)                         140
6     Correspondence with the Danbury Baptist
Association, 1801-1802                          142
7     Correspondence with the Citizens of Chesire,
Massachusetts, January 1802                     149
8     Second Inaugural Address, 4 March 1805 (excerpts)  152
9     Letter from Jefferson to the Reverend Samuel Miller,
23 January 1808                                 153


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 Views on church and state, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 Correspondence, Danbury Baptist Association, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 Literary art, Metaphor Political aspects United States History 18th century, Church and state United States History 18th century, Religion and politics United States History 18th century