TITLE

Judaism and American Public Life: A Symposium

AUTHOR(S)
Lewin, Nathan
PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1991, Issue 11, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a Jewish observer's perspective on the role religion should play in U.S. public life. Success of the strict separationists in persuading the courts to dismantle or forbid any church-state association that might be viewed as an establishment of religion; Views on what are needed in order for Judaism to survive in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
17725019

 

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