A season for justice: defending the rights of the Christian home, church, and school

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Broadman & Holman, Jun 15, 2002 - Political Science - 215 pages
In this gripping, thought-provoking, and sometimes emotional from-the-trenches account of religious persecution in America, Harvard-trained lawyer David French brings a unique perspective to the culture wars. Fighting the "small battles in the small places, " French has seen first-hand the real-life consequences of an imbalanced legal system and a Christian political approach that sometimes works against the very freedoms it seeks to protect. Through the use of stories, case studies and personal accounts, French traces precisely how Christians fight battles in church, school, and the workplace to preserve the basic right to share the gospel and worship as they choose. A Season for Justice will challenge and move its readers and force them to think clearly and soberly about the real legal attack on Christianity in America.

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About the author (2002)

David French was born in Coley's Point, Newfoundland. He winters in Toronto and summers in PEI. His work has received many major awards, including the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play for Salt- Water Moon and the Chalmers Award for Best New Canadian Play for Of the Fields, Lately, (an award for which French has been nominated five times.) Salt-Water Moon also won the Canadian Authors' Association Literary Award for Drama, the Hollywood Drama-logue Critics Award, and was a finalist for the Governor-General's Award for Drama. Silver Dagger was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Mystery Play. In 1989, David French was one of the first inductees into the Newfoundland Arts Hall of Honour. In 2001 he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. He also received the "Golden Jubilee Medal," awarded in honour of the 50th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's ascension to the throne, and presented to Canadians who have made a significant contribution to their country.