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Author Areshidze, Giorgi, 1983- author.

Title Democratic religion from Locke to Obama : faith and the civic life of democracy / Giorgi Areshidze.

Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    201.72 ARE    DUE 03-01-21 Billed
Description ix, 213 pages ; 25 cm.
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Series American political thought
American political thought.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-207) and index.
Contents Religion and the post-enlightenment liberalism of John Rawls -- Barack Obama's civic faith : a post-Christian civil religion or Rawls's public reason? -- Does toleration require religious skepticism? : an examination of Locke's teaching on toleration -- Lincoln's religious statesmanship and Rawls's "public reason" : slavery and Biblical theology in the Civil War -- The theological foundations of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy of racial equality and civil disobedience -- Can liberalism appropriate the moral contents of religion? : Habermas and Tocqueville on religious transformation and democracy's civic life -- Conclusion: Toleration, democratic religion, and America's civic life.
Subject Democracy -- Religious aspects.
Liberalism -- Religious aspects.
Religion and politics.
Religious tolerance.
Religious pluralism -- Political aspects.
ISBN 9780700622672 (cloth : acid free)
0700622675 (cloth : acid free)

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