Liberty of Conscience

Liberty of Conscience

In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality

The respect for religious difference has formed the bedrock of our nation and made equality possible. Yet today we are told that “moral values”—code for a government shaped by religious concerns—must be the keystone of our social compact.

A rich and compelling chronicle of an essential idea, Liberty of Conscience tells the story of America's great tradition of religious freedom. Philosopher Martha Nussbaum's ambitious book is both a work of history and a pointed rejoinder to conservative efforts to break down barriers between church and state.

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Genre: Nonfiction / Law / Constitutional

On Sale: February 5th 2008

Price: $12.99

Page Count: 416

ISBN-13: 9780786721948

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