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As early as the sixteenth century the liberal democratic state has been forced to confront the question of religion in politics. The result has been a tense and uncomfortable balancing act. Today, in the public square of liberal democracy, a number of rel

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-6
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  1. Part One: Religion and Politics
  2. pp. 7-10
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  1. 1 Mixing Religion and Politics: The Case of the Ten Commandments
  2. pp. 11-31
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  1. 2 Religion, History, and Logic: The Genetic Fallacy
  2. pp. 32-44
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  1. Part Two: The Foundation and Structure of the Modern State
  2. pp. 45-46
  1. 3 Axes of History: Abandoning the Universal Christian Commonwealth
  2. pp. 47-66
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  1. 4 The Religious Axis: Rationality, Conscience, and Liberty
  2. pp. 67-91
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  1. 5 Constitutional Protection: America, Religious Liberty, and the Factional Imperative
  2. pp. 92-122
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  1. Part Three: Challengers to Liberal Democracy and the Religious Axis
  2. pp. 123-126
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  1. 6 Mormons and Evangelicals: Uneasy Coalitions in the Public Square
  2. pp. 127-156
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  1. 7 Liberation Theology’s Methodological Insurgency: Confronting Liberal Democracy
  2. pp. 157-183
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  1. 8 Islam and the State: Modifying Liberal Democracy
  2. pp. 184-207
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  1. 9 Christian Reconstructionism: Defying the Religious Axis
  2. pp. 208-240
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  1. Part Four: Conclusion
  2. pp. 241-242
  1. 10 The End of Civil Society
  2. pp. 243-260
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 261-300
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 301-324
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 325-342
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781589014046
Print ISBN
9781589011625
MARC Record
OCLC
657943891
Pages
352
Launched on MUSE
2012-02-08
Language
English
Open Access
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