Why and how secular society should accommodate Religion. A Philosophical Proposal

Author: Byrne, Edmund
Year:2010
Pages:156
ISBN:0-7734-3811-4
978-0-7734-3811-8
Price:139.95

Table of Contents

Part I.
Religion under Secular Statecraft

1. Rationalist Restrictions on Public Discourse
2. Reasonable Limits on Religious Freedom
3. The Hidden Dangers of Civil Religion

Part II.
State/Religion Border Control
4. Religion-State Relations in U.S. Courts
Rulings concerning Religion-State Relations
Rulings on Religion-State Relations in Education
5. Alternative Schooling in America

Part III.
Religious Groups and the Public Sphere
6. The Political Importance of Interest Groups
7. The Moral Need for Groups in a Modern Democracy
8. Religious Groups in the Political Process

Part IV.
Summary and Conclusion

References
Index