Neuhaus, Richard John
March 1991
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1991, Issue 11, p55
Reacts to an article by Leon Wieseltier in "Harper's" magazine which contemplates the revival of nationalism and religion in the post-Communist world, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. Argument of Wieseltier that religion and nationalism are by no means unmixed blessings, and that some mixtures of religion and nationalism can be a curse; Troubled relationship between religion and democracy according to Wieseltier; His claim that democratic politics is based not on truth but on justice.


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