TITLE

THE PUBLIC SQUARE: A Continuing Survey of Religion, Culture, and Public Life

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan2006, Issue 159, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses religion, culture and public life in general. It comments on the New American Bible which is the translated version of the Bible. It looks at the treatment rendered by translators who have tried to introduce novelties which are in bad taste. The article refers to scientific studies concerning the question of whether Jews are smarter. A series of excerpts from the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Lutheran pastor who was a martyr, are presented. Views on religion and common issues of public life are offered. The article also informs about the reasons for the difficulty faced by the students from Christian high schools, in getting accepted at the University of California.
ACCESSION #
19349835

 

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