American Jews & the Separationist Faith: The New Debate on Religion in Public Life

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Ethics & Public Policy Center, 1993 - History - 169 pages
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During the past half century, most American Jews believed that religion should be rigorously separated from public life. Forty Jewish writers, professors, lawyers, rabbis, and policy analysts offer varying perspectives on what the role of religion in American publish life should be and describe how their opinions might have changed. Postponed from June.

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American Jews & the separationist faith: the new debate on religion in public life

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What role should religion play in American public life? Until recent times, American Jewry has almost unanimously supported the "broad interpretation'' of the First Amendment's establishment clause by ... Read full review


Hadley Arkes
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