***As a writing style we are using Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS). Notice, we are NOT USING FOOTNOTES or a BIBLIOGRAPHY at the end of your written works. However, on ALL assignments we will use CMOS Author/Date style (in-text citations style) of citing sources with a CMOS Resources Cited list at the end of all your writing submissions. The Resources Cited list follows Kate Turabian’s standard listings for bibliographic material listed in her book, A Manual for Writers, 9th edition. See Chapters 18 & 19 for details.***Discuss Religious Liberty in the U.S. before and after 1947.
Describe the impact of the shift in 1947 in Federal Law and States Rights impact on Religious Freedom and Chaplaincy. Be sure to mention and identify the subtle shift from States rights to Federal rights as they impact chaplaincy. Address the following:
Liberty of Conscience
Free Exercise of Religion and Conscience
Non-Establishment of Religion
Faith Freedom and the Frontier
Be sure to address the overriding applications to the Navy, Air Force, and Space Force Chaplaincies as well.
Read pages 98-116 & 117-153 from Witte and Nichols.(Witte Jr., John and Nichols, Joel. 2016. Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment. Fourth ed. New York: Oxford University Press)