- Behind `Who is a Jew': A letter from Jerusalem. Norden, E. // Commentary;Apr89, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p21
Reflects on the history of modern Israel and on the question of whether Jewishness is cultural or religious. Law of Return; Parties within Judaism; Secular Jews.
- The role of religion in a liberal democracy: Dilemmas and possible resolutions. Greenawalt, Kent // Journal of Church & State;Summer93, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p503
Discusses how religious institutions and convictions should influence the political process. Separationist approach to the law of church and state; Religious views and political theory; Relevance of religious truth; Effect of religious discourse on the quality of political dialogue and public life.
- Notes on church-state affairs: Sri Lanka. Beck, Rosalie; Hendon, David W. // Journal of Church & State;Autumn93, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p928
Reports that the government of Sri Lanka has banned television advertisements for meat products in an effort to appease Buddhist monks.
- The state and the church. Morozova, L.A. // Russian Social Science Review;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p40
Examines the relationship between the state and the church in Russia. Role played by the church in Russian society; Definition of the relationship between the church and the state by I.A. Il, a Russian jurist and philosopher; Discussion of the two types of status held by the church in Russia;...
- What the religious right can teach the new democrats. Meacham, Jon; Bach, Mike // Washington Monthly;Apr93, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p42
Speculates that dismissive cultural assumptions--members of America's evangelicals dwell at the bottom of the social and political food chains--are keeping liberals, moderates and conservatives from realizing what the millions-strong movement is actually right about. Suggestion of National...
- Court and creche. // Christian Century;8/9/89-8/16/89, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p713
Comments on the recent Supreme Court decisions involving the display of religious symbols on public property. Conclusion that the government can not support or promote any religion, but can use religious symbols that are of secular interest. Response of religious organizations.
- No Latin cross. // Christian Century;9/20/89, Vol. 106 Issue 26, p809
Reports that a Latin cross atop a municipal water tower in St. Cloud, Fla. has been ordered removed, on the basis that it is a symbol of Christianity. US District Judge G. Kendall Sharp ruled that a Greek cross could replace it.
- Why `separation' is not the key to church-state relations. McConnell, M.W. // Christian Century;1/18/89, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p43
Examines the First Amendment to the US Constitution, its original meaning and its current common interpretation. Development from an amendment to protect religious organizations into one which hinders religious expression. Requirement that the public sector, including social programs, be...
- Statism, not separationism, is the problem. Kelley, D.M. // Christian Century;1/18/89, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p48
Discussion of the First Amendment to the US Constitution. Suggests `reasonable realism' as a measure of separation between church and state. Seeks to highlight the unique aspects and functions of both church and state, rather than blurring the distinction between the two.
- Statism, not separationism, is the problem. McConnell, M.W. // Christian Century;1/18/89, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p51
Response to the opinion stated by D.M. Kelley (on page 48) which considers the First Amendment to the US Constitution. Notes the need to establish principles for deciding cases in which separation and accommodation are in conflict. Suggests that the government treat religious organizations the...