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Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery

Pagans in the Promised Land Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery Pagans in the Promised Land provides a unique well researched challenge to U S federal Indian law and policy It attacks the presumption that American Indian nations are legitimately subject to the pl

  • Title: Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery
  • Author: Steven T. Newcomb
  • ISBN: 9781555916428
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pagans in the Promised Land provides a unique, well researched challenge to U.S federal Indian law and policy It attacks the presumption that American Indian nations are legitimately subject to the plenary power of the United States.

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    1 thought on “Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery

    1. An excellent book that absolutely must be ready by anyone who genuinely wants to know about the founding of the "USA"

    2. The Unitarian Universalist Association has invited Steven Newcomb to make a major presentation at the Association's annual meeting June 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona. Here's hoping that Unitarian Universalist congregations will be buzzing with conversation about the Doctrine of Christian Discovery, the relationship with Unitarian, Universalist, and Unitarian Universalist history, concepts that are part and parcel of world view, ethics, and preferred figurative language and our relationships with ind [...]

    3. This is another book that looks into the American dogma of doctrine of discovery. It is a good critical analysis of how America developed this doctrine and how they still use it today in their relationship with Native nations.

    4. I found this book to be a comprehensive study of language origins which were of interest to the author.Quotable:Federal Indian law is premised on the notion that the U.S. government has a legitimate plenary authority to place certain non-Indian conceptual constraints (otherwise known as laws, rules and regulations) on originally free and independent American Indian nations.(T)he presumption that the United states has a legitimate right to lay down numerous laws and policies for Indian nations is [...]

    5. I found this pretty interesting. But I was more interested in the cognitive theory than it's application to federal Indian law. So I may return to this after reading "Metaphors We Live By" which is cited by Newcomb as being an important part of the genesis of "Pagans" The thrust of this book is arguing against Johnson v. McIntosh. Newcomb illustrates that this foundational decision violates the separation of church and state by virtue of the christian doctrine implicit in the attitudes the court [...]

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