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The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution by John W. Compton

The New Deal is often said to represent a sea change in American constitutional history, overturning a century of precedent to permit an expanded federal government, increased regulation of the economy, and eroded property protections. John Compton offers a surprising revision of this familiar narrative, showing that nineteenth-century evangelical Protestants, not New Deal reformers, paved the way for the most important constitutional developments of the twentieth century. – from the Harvard University Press website

Law Library KF 4869 .E93 C66 2014