skip to content
Religious convictions and political choice Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Religious convictions and political choice

Author: Kent Greenawalt
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"How far may Americans properly rely on their religious beliefs when they make and defend political decisions? Are decisions based on religious convictions compatible with liberal democratic premises? Kent Greenawalt dissects such issues as abortion and animal rights to illustrate secular and religious bases for decision making, concluding that citizens cannot be expected to rely exclusively on rational, secular  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kent Greenawalt
ISBN: 0195067797 9780195067798
OCLC Number: 25483362
Description: xii, 266 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: I. Liberal democracy and publicly accessible reasons. 1. The aim and scope of the inquiry --
2. Premises of liberal democracy and the place of religion --
3. The relevance of religious convictions for political choice --
4. Publicly accessible grounds of decision and religious convictions --
II. Political choices and religious convictions. 5. Inappropriate grounds of restriction : consenting sexual acts as sins --
6. Borderlines of status I : animal rights and environmental policy --
7. Borderlines of status II : abortion --
8. Borderlines of status III : religious convictions and the limits of publicly accessible reasons --
9. Moral standards, evaluative comparisons, and facts : welfare assistance and other issues --
10. Church-state problems --
11. Religious bases that conflict with common forms of reasoning --
III. Dialogue, official action, and constitutionality. 12. Appropriate political discourse in a liberal society --
13. Religious convictions and official action --
14. The boundaries of unconstitutionality.
Responsibility: Kent Greenawalt.

Abstract:

How far may Americans properly rely on their religious beliefs when they make and defend political decisions? Are decisions based on religious convictions compatible with liberal democratic premises?  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A sane book for an election year, and for decades to come."-The Christian Century "Deserves its rightful place alongside the works of Rawls and Dworkin."-Northern Illinois University Law Review Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/25483362> # Religious convictions and political choice
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "25483362" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/320.019/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110661> ; # Religion and state--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093842> ; # Religion and politics
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11517541#Thing/democracies> ; # Democracies
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110386> ; # Religion and politics--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093863> ; # Religion and state
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11517541#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BL65> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> ; # Religion
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1988" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/109481284> ; # Kent Greenawalt
   schema:datePublished "1991" ;
   schema:description "I. Liberal democracy and publicly accessible reasons. 1. The aim and scope of the inquiry -- 2. Premises of liberal democracy and the place of religion -- 3. The relevance of religious convictions for political choice -- 4. Publicly accessible grounds of decision and religious convictions -- II. Political choices and religious convictions. 5. Inappropriate grounds of restriction : consenting sexual acts as sins -- 6. Borderlines of status I : animal rights and environmental policy -- 7. Borderlines of status II : abortion -- 8. Borderlines of status III : religious convictions and the limits of publicly accessible reasons -- 9. Moral standards, evaluative comparisons, and facts : welfare assistance and other issues -- 10. Church-state problems -- 11. Religious bases that conflict with common forms of reasoning -- III. Dialogue, official action, and constitutionality. 12. Appropriate political discourse in a liberal society -- 13. Religious convictions and official action -- 14. The boundaries of unconstitutionality."@en ;
   schema:description ""How far may Americans properly rely on their religious beliefs when they make and defend political decisions? Are decisions based on religious convictions compatible with liberal democratic premises? Kent Greenawalt dissects such issues as abortion and animal rights to illustrate secular and religious bases for decision making, concluding that citizens cannot be expected to rely exclusively on rational, secular grounds"--Unedited summary from book cover."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/11517541> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Religious convictions and political choice"@en ;
   schema:productID "25483362" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/25483362#PublicationEvent/new_york_oxford_university_press_1991_1988> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11517541#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195067798> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/25483362> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11517541#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110386> # Religion and politics--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Religion and politics--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110661> # Religion and state--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Religion and state--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> # Religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093842> # Religion and politics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Religion and politics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093863> # Religion and state
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Religion and state"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/109481284> # Kent Greenawalt
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1936" ;
   schema:familyName "Greenawalt" ;
   schema:givenName "Kent" ;
   schema:name "Kent Greenawalt" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195067798>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0195067797" ;
   schema:isbn "9780195067798" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.