TITLE

Judaism and American Public Life: A Symposium

AUTHOR(S)
Wisse, Ruth R.
PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1991, Issue 11, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a Jewish observer's perspective on the role religion should play in U.S. public life. Attitude of the author toward the increased use of the classroom as a place for promoting political causes; Reason why the author thinks Judaism is a superior religion; Role played by religion in U.S. democracy.
ACCESSION #
17725031

 

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