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Religion in Politics : Constitutional and Moral Perspectives.

Author: Michael J Perry
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most Americans are religious believers. Among these there is disagreement about many fundamental religious/moral matters. Because the United States is both such a religious country and such a religiously pluralistic country, the issue of the proper role of religion in politics is extremely important to political debate. In Religion in Politics, Michael Perry addresses a fundamental question: what role may religious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Perry
ISBN: 9780195351347 0195351347
OCLC Number: 609832100
Description: 1 online resource (177 pages)
Contents: Contents; Introduction: Religion in Politics; One: The Constitutional Law of Religious Freedom; Two: Religious Arguments in Public Political Debate; Three: Religious Arguments as a Basis of Political Choice; Notes; Index.

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Most Americans are religious believers. Among these there is disagreement about many fundamental religious/moral matters. Because the United States is both such a religious country and such a religiously pluralistic country, the issue of the proper role of religion in politics is extremely important to political debate. In Religion in Politics, Michael Perry addresses a fundamental question: what role may religious arguments play, if any, either in public debate about what political choices to make or as a basis of political choice? He is principally concerned with political choices that ban o.

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