Pauline Maier. American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. xxi + 304 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-45492-2.
Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein (New York Law School and Brooklyn College, CUNY)
Published on H-Law (September, 1997)
The Container for the Thing Contained
I. The Metaphor and Its Relevance