Christian Conviction & Democratic Etiquette

Weigel, George
March 1994
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1994, Issue 41, p28
Discusses how moral judgments born from Christian religious conviction can be heard and considered by the U.S. public. Phenomena in the U.S. that contributed to the development of public moral discourse; Diversity in the vocabularies of the public; Obstacles that make the transition of democratic etiquette from plurality to pluralism in the U.S.


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