Why and How Secular Society Should Accommodate Religion: A Philosophical Proposal

Edwin Mellen Press (2010)
Edmund Byrne
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
Introduction -- Part I: Religion under secular statecraft -- Rationalist restrictions on public discourse -- Reasonable limits on religious freedom -- The hidden dangers of civil religion -- Part II: State/religion border control -- Religion-state relations in U.S. courts -- Rulings concerning religion-state relations -- Rulings on religion-state relations in education -- Alternative schooling in America -- Part III: Religious groups and the public sphere -- The political importance of interest groups -- The moral need for groups in a modern democracy -- Religious groups in the political process.
Keywords Religion and sociology  Religion and state
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Call number BL60.B97 2010
ISBN(s) 9780773438118
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