|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references (pages -638) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| The ancient world : the triumph of Augustine -- The power of revealed truth -- England, the enlightenment, and the age of eros -- From puritanism to the pursuit of happiness -- The world of the framers : a Christian nation? -- The fundamental maxims of free government -- The second great awakening -- Tending to corrupt the public morals -- Contraception and abortion : from the founding to the 1950s -- Strange freaks of nature -- Coming out -- Obscenity and the First Amendment : a corrupting and debasing influence -- The end of obscenity -- Sex and speech in the Twenty-First century -- The constitution and the contraception -- The road to Roe -- Roe and beyond -- The gay moment -- A right to retain their dignity -- Same-sex marriage and the constitution.