The Rhetoric Of Religious Freedom In The United States

Author: Eric C. Miller
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498561497
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The Rhetoric of Religious Freedom in the United States, fifteen scholars from this field address the variety of forms that free, public religiosity may assume, and which rhetorical techniques are operative in a public square populated by a ...

American Christianities

Author: Catherine A. Brekus
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807869147
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one side, and on the other the churches' claims to immunity under the
freeexercise clause of the First Amendment—or in the shorthand of “ordinary”
Christians, between big government and religious freedom.41 The Christian
Right triumphed as a political force in the Reagan ... What made Americans “
ordinary” was also what made America extraordinary, qualities given in both
cases in the most stripped-down yet sacrosanct rhetoric of America
distinctiveness, the rhetoric of freedom.

The New Order Of War

Author: Bob Brecher
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9042029412
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In order to assess these discursive practices and expose the role of religious
rhetoric in securitising the latter, I shall follow the approach of the Copenhagen
School of Security Studies. Key Words: Copenhagen School, religious rhetoric,
securitisation, U.S. foreign policy, 'war on terror', 'western values' ***** 1.
Introduction 'Western values' is a broad notion, which covers matters such as
democracy, freedom, libertarian values (both economical and political) and free

The First Prejudice

Author: Chris Beneke
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812204896
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The twelve essays in this volume were composed by leading historians with an eye to the larger significance of religious tolerance and intolerance.

The Global War On Christians

Author: John L. Allen, Jr.
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 0770437362
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Second, Christians can insist that the defense of religious freedom internationally
becomes a more central element of the foreign policy of Western governments. In
part, that means ensuring that governments do more than pay lip service to the
cause, and not backtrack on their commitments. In 2011, for instance, the
American Congress reauthorized the United States Commission on International
Religious Freedom just hours before it was scheduled to go out of business, a
delay that ...

The Separation Of Church And State

Author: Forrest Church
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807097071
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Edited and with running commentary by Forrest Church, this important collection informs anyone curious about the original blueprint for our country and its government. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Baptists In America

Author: Bill J. Leonard
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231501714
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Truett's widely quoted remarks included the assertion that “religion must be
forever voluntary and uncoerced, and that it is not the prerogative of any power,
whether civil or ecclesiastical, to compel men to conform to any religious creed or
form of worship, or to pay taxes for the support of a religious organization to
which they do not belong and in whose creed they do not believe.”2 While the
rhetoric of religious freedom has long characterized Baptists' own sense of
identity, the ...

The Oxford Handbook Of Church And State In The United States

Author: Derek H. Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190208783
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Feldman, Stephen M. Please Don't Wish Me a Merry Christmas: A Critical History
of Separation of Church and State. New York: New York University Press, 1997.
Flowers, Ronald B. That ... Frankel, Marvin E. Faith and Freedom: Religious
Liberty in America. New York: Hill and Wang. 1995. Freman, George C. “The
Misguided ... The Rhetoric of Church and State: A Critical Analysis of Religion
Clause Jurisprudence. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1995. Gey, Steven G
. “Why is ...