Judaism and American Public Life: A Symposium

Gellman, Marc
March 1991
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1991, Issue 11, p25
Presents a narrative of the forces that have influenced the author's thinking about the role of religion in public. Decision of the author to seek refuge in his Jewish identity during the Vietnam war; Influence Judaism has on the author's thinking about abortion; His claim that religious U.S. people have no reason to feel hesitant to express their religious views or to urge that those views become public policy.


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