Private Needs, Public Selves: Talk about Religion in America, Volume 10

Sampul Depan
University of Illinois Press, 1997 - 262 halaman
Polls through the '90s show that many Americans believe the nation is in a period of spiritual decline, yet public religious display and discussion often is deemed politically incorrect. Philosopher John K. Roth feels that more outward sharing of religious beliefs, thoughts, and ideas would bridge the gap between our private needs and our public selves--and would give Americans of differing faiths a common identity.
 

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Defining Talk about Religion
1
Mapping America
19
How Much? What Kind? American Needs for Religious Discourse
44
Virtue and Religion
68
American Beliefs Popular Opinions and Religious Inclinations
90
Religion Matters
121
Getting Along in America How Talk about Religion Can Help
142
Things Unspoken Religion and Human Rights
166
The Shadow of Birkenau How to Talk about Religion in Public
195
Deepening Talk about Religion
219
Select Bibliography
243
Index
251
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John K. Roth is the Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, where he has taught since 1966. He has written, coauthored, or edited more than twenty-five books, including, most recently, "Ethics after the Holocaust" & major contributions to "The Holocaust Chronicle".

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