Religion in American Public Life: Living with Our Deepest Differences

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2001 - Political Science - 205 pages
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Raise any number of public issues—health care, education, welfare—and religious beliefs inevitably shape Americans' viewpoints. On certain topics the introduction of religion can be explosive. This book discusses how we can and why we should hear religious voices in the public square. An American Assembly Book.

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Commissioned by the American Assembly of Columbia University to "help reverse some of the most difficult and divisive forces in our society," this new work tries to create a bridge between public ... Read full review


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Jean Bethke Elshtain is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago. Among her many books are "Just War against Terror" and "Women and War".

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