TITLE

Beyond the commandments

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Christian Century;5/3/2005, Vol. 122 Issue 9, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on issues arising from the constitutionality of displaying the Ten Commandments on government properties in the U.S. Perception of the public on the public display of the commandments according to a poll conducted by Gallup; Speculations on the stand of the Supreme Court on the issue; Moral and religious implications of obeying the commandments.
ACCESSION #
16908088

 

Related Articles

  • History Arguments Advanced in Supreme Court Cases. Craig, Bruce // Perspectives;Apr2005, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p19 

    The article reports that over the past few years, the display of the Ten Commandments has become what some consider a focal point of a new culture war. In early March the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the two most recent controversial cases that focus on the display of the Ten...

  • The Court's Uncertain Trumpet. Carter, Stephen L. // Christianity Today;Sep2005, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p100 

    Expresses views on the contradicting position of the U.S. Supreme Court over the posting of the Ten Commandments in public buildings following its decision to approve its display in courthouses in Kentucky but disallowing it at Texas Capitol. Number of monuments in Texas posted with the Ten...

  • The Supreme Court and the Ten Commandments.  // America;7/18/2005, Vol. 193 Issue 2, p4 

    Comments on the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court on the constitutionality of governmental displays of the Ten Commandments at the end of its term in July 2005. Contradictory ruling of the Supreme Court in cases involving the two Kentucky counties and the state of Texas; Information on the...

  • Posting Decalogue OK--sometimes.  // Christian Century;7/12/2005, Vol. 122 Issue 14, p13 

    Reports on the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2005 that the posting of the Ten Commandments inside courthouses in Kentucky is unconstitutional. Decision of the court on the display of the Decalogue on government properties; Background on a poll conducted by the Pew Forum in August...

  • Americans Don't Really Believe in the Ten Commandments. Westacott, Emrys // Humanist;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p7 

    Discusses the attitude of the U.S. public towards the Ten Commandments. Information on the Ten Commandments; Assessment of the meanings of the Ten Commandments; Requirement of the blue laws.

  • Did You Know?  // Twin Cities News (Munday, TX);9/14/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 33, p6 

    The article reveals pictures and written inscriptions on the walls and doors of U.S. Supreme Court building. The building has Moses in the front, holding the Ten Commandments. The oak doors of the courtroom have the ten commandments engraved on the lower portion and a display of it is present on...

  • Repenting.  // Christian Century;7/26/2005, Vol. 122 Issue 15, p5 

    Discusses incidents related to religious politics in the U.S. Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court on the display of Ten Commandments in public buildings; Apology of the U.S. Senate for its failure to pass antilynching legislation; Historical background on lynching in the country.

  • Justices Turn Down Decalogue Appeal.  // Christianity Today;7/9/2001, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p15 

    Reports that the United States Supreme Court declined to hear a case in which an Indiana town's display of the Ten Commandments was found to be unconstitutional. Discussion on the unconstitutionality issue of the display; Reasons for the decision of the Court.

  • Memo To Louisiana: Thou Shalt Not Rewrite The Ten Commandments.  // Church & State;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p14 

    The article reports on the proposal of legislators in Louisiana to display the Ten Commandments in government buildings. A proposal to do a rewrite of the Decalogue to determine which version to endorse. Lobbyists for the American Civil Liberties Union has pointed out The Protestant version of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics