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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Position papers on the ongoing debate surrounding the role that religious belief should play in American public affairs.From the introduction by Martin E. Marty, defensively titled "Faith Matters ... Read full review

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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 life ... Read full review


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Azizah Y. al-Hibri, Ph.D., is a professor at the T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond. She is a former professor of Philosophy, founding editor of Hypatia: a Journal of Feminist Philosophy, and founder and president of KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights.

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