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American narratives usually rejoice the nation's wealthy history of non secular freedom. there's, in spite of the fact that, a much less advised and infrequently missed a part of the tale: the ways in which intolerance and cultures of hate have manifested themselves inside American non secular historical past and culture.

In the 1st ever documentary survey of spiritual intolerance from the colonial period to the current, quantity editors John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal outline non secular intolerance and discover its background and manifestations, together with hate speech, discrimination, incarceration, expulsion, and violence. geared up thematically, the quantity combines the editors' dialogue with greater than a hundred and fifty outstanding fundamental texts and images that record intolerance towards numerous spiritual traditions. relocating from anti-Catholic Ku Klux Klan propaganda to mob assaults on Mormons, the lynching of Leo Frank, the abduction of "cult" individuals, and plenty of different episodes, the quantity concludes with a bankruptcy addressing the altering face of spiritual intolerance within the twenty-first century, with examples of ways the matter keeps to this day.

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