Faith on trial : communities of faith, the First Amendment, and the theory of deep diversity (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Faith on trial : communities of faith, the First Amendment, and the theory of deep diversity

Author: David E Guinn
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2006, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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Faith on Trial explains how the Supreme Court's reliance on "procedural liberalism" hampers its ability to adequately address the reality of religion as a pluralistic social institution.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Guinn
ISBN: 0739117645 9780739117644
OCLC Number: 173314847
Description: xi, 223 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Religious freedom in America --
The nature of religion and its implications for Supreme Court jurisprudence --
Recognition, universalism, diversity, and concepts of the self --
The theory of deep diversity --
Deep diversity and religious freedom --
Deep diversity and the establishment clause --
Deep diversity and the free exercise clause --
A test case : female circumcision/female genital mutilation --
Religious pluralism and postmodernist America.
Responsibility: David E. Guinn.

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The Supreme Court justices should read this book! So should anyone interested in the future of religious freedom in America. As the Terri Schiavo case illustrates, religion is in the public sphere. Read more...

 
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