Bruce J. Dierenfield is professor of history at Canisius College and author of The Civil Rights Movement and Defending the Wall: The Minnesota Civil Liberties Union and the War against Religious Establishment.
The most readable, entertaining, refreshing, enlightening account of the Engel case yet written. Derek H. Davis, author of Original Intent: Chief Justice Rehnquist and the Course of American Church/State Relations ""Never loses sight of the crucial fact that the controversy over religion in public schools belongs not to the captains and the kings but to ordinary people whose convictions - and passions - drive them to do what they believe they must."" Joan DelFattore, author of The Fourth R: Conflicts Over Religion in America's Public Schools ""One of the finest studies about Engel and its consequences."" Robert F. Drinan, S.J., author of Can God and Caesar Coexist?