Includes bibliographical references and index.
on the tension between religion and democracy -- Separatist views. Moral conflict and political legitimacy / The idea of public reason revisited / Religious convictions and secular reasons / Liberal civic education and religious fundamentalism : the case of God v. John Rawls? / Why dialogue? / Religion as conversation-stopper / Integrationist views. The role of religion in decision and discussion of political issues / What respect requires -- and what it does not / The principles / Religious reasons in political argument / The crisis of Christian identity in America / Why political reliance on religiously grounded morality is not illegitimate in a liberal democracy / The vulnerability of the naked public square / The public philosophy of contemporary liberalism / Democratic deliberation after religious gag rules / Thomas Nagel ; John Rawls ; Robert Audi ; Stephen Macedo ; Bruce Ackerman ; Richard Rorty -- Nicholas Wolterstorff ; Christopher J. Eberle ; Paul J. Weithman ; Jeffrey Stout ; Cornel West ; Michael J. Perry ; Richard John Neuhaus ; Michael J. Sandel ; J. Caleb Clanton. Introduction : pt. 1. pt. 2.
9781602582033 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1602582033 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Religion and politics.
BL65.P7 / E89 2009