In Defense of Civility: How Religion Can Unite America on Seven Moral Issues that Divide Us

In Defense of Civility: How Religion Can Unite America on Seven Moral Issues that Divide Us

by James Calvin Davis

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Overview

From "the big four" (abortion, homosexuality, euthanasia, and stem-cell research) to war, poverty, and the environment, this timely book considers religion's impact on moral debates in America's past and present. James Calvin Davis argues for religion's potential to enrich both the content and the civility of public conversation. This book will interest all concerned citizens yearning for more careful thinking about the role of religion in public debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611640755
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 09/21/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

James Calvin Davis is Associate Professor of Religion at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. He is the editor of On Religious Liberty: Selections from the Works of Roger Williams.

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