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The global public square : religious freedom and the making of a world safe for diversity

Author: Os Guinness
Publisher: Downers Grove, Illinois : InterVarsity Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a world torn by religious conflict, the threats to human dignity are terrifyingly real. Some societies face harsh government repression and brutal sectarian violence, while others are divided by bitter conflicts over religion's place in public life. Guinness argues that the way forward for the world lies in promoting freedom of religion and belief for people of all faiths and none. In particular he calls for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Os Guinness
ISBN: 9780830837670 0830837671
OCLC Number: 847246072
Description: 240 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The golden key --
For all the world --
A war of spirits --
First freedom first --
Death by a thousand cuts --
Dueling visions --
looking in the wrong place --
A civil and cosmopolitan public square --
Later than we think.
Responsibility: Os Guinness.

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In a world torn by religious conflict, the threats to human dignity are terrifyingly real. Some societies face harsh government repression and brutal sectarian violence, while others are divided by bitter conflicts over religion's place in public life. Guinness argues that the way forward for the world lies in promoting freedom of religion and belief for people of all faiths and none. In particular he calls for leadership that has the courage to act on behalf of the common good.

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