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Title Politics and religion / Debra A. Miller, book editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Cengage Learning, [2013]
Location Call No. Status
 Mission / Reference  H61.C8 P6634 2013    ON THE SHELF  ---
 Rosenberg / Reference  H61.C8 P6634 2013    ON THE SHELF  ---
Description 170 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Current controversies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Should religion play a role in US politics? Religion and politics are inseparable / Pierre Whalon ; Religious traditions can play a healthy role in politics / Robert Jensen ; Religious fundamentalism has transformed conservative politics into a religious jihad / Neal Gabler ; What role should religion play in politics, judicial decisions and laws? / Brian Faller ; A majority of Americans think churches should stay out of politics / The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life -- Does government interfere with religious freedom? President Barack Obama's health insurance mandate violates the religious beliefs of Catholic institutions / Mike Brownfield ; The US government has taken a number of actions that restrict religious freedom / Sarah Pulliam Bailey ; Religious freedom under assault / Thomas S. Kidd ; Obama's defense of religion / Steve Chapman ; Protecting access to birth control does not violate religious freedom / Robert Creamer ; Catholic bishops want to deny women the religious freedom to choose contraception / Jessica Coblentz -- What role does religion play in international politics? Religious persecution is widespread around the world / Andy Bannister ; Islam has emerged as a political force in the Middle East / Michael A. Lange ; Fear the Muslim Brotherhood / Andrew C. McCarthy ; Forget the Brotherhood. It's Egypt's generals who should worry us / Mehdi Hasan ; Egyptians rethink religion and politics as they vote / Lucy Chumbley ; Good government does not have to be secular / Elizabeth Shakman Hurd -- How should the United States balance religion and politics in the future? President Barack Obama should support a constitutional amendment to secure religious freedom / Rodney K. Smith ; Religious rights vs. The public's right / Oliver Thomas ; Religious institutions operating public accommodations must obey secular laws / Armando Lloréns-Sar ; The United States should promote the Christian ideals of religious freedom and democracy around the world / Charles J. Chaput.
Subject Religion and politics.
Social sciences.
Added Author Miller, Debra A., editor of compilation.
ISBN 9780737768848
9780737768855 (pbk.)
0737768851 (pbk.)