Religion

The Naked Public Square Revisited, Part II

By Donald B. Hawthorne | December 18, 2004 |

This posting is the second part of a discussion that began with an earlier posting and is related to two previous postings about liberal fundamentalism and the American Founding. Richard John Neuhaus wrote a book entitled The Naked Public Square: Religion & Democracy in America. First published in 1984, it addressed societal trends and the…

The Naked Public Square Revisited, Part II

By | December 18, 2004 |

This posting is the second part of a discussion that began with an earlier posting and is related to two previous postings about liberal fundamentalism and the American Founding. Richard John Neuhaus wrote a book entitled The Naked Public Square: Religion & Democracy in America. First published in 1984, it addressed societal trends and the…

The Naked Public Square Revisited, Part I

By Donald B. Hawthorne | December 17, 2004 |

This Christmas holiday season has reignited the public debate about the proper roles for church and state. Why are so many Americans upset about what is going on? Consider the following: Christmas has been sanitized in schools and public squares, in malls and parades… “Those who think that the censoring of Christmas is a blue-state…

Science (and Religion) Beyond Evolution

By Justin Katz | December 3, 2004 |

I chuckled when I read Tom LeBlanc’s letter in the Projo (which Marc mentions in the previous post). The idea that the Theory of Evolution can accord with religious faith in God is only “groundbreaking” from the perspective of scientists. If the Judeo-Christian conception of God is more or less correct, then it must be…

Science and Religion

By Marc Comtois | December 3, 2004 |

Last week I noticed a story about a school district in Georgia placing a disclaimer on its high school biology books that stated that “Evolution is a theory, not a fact.” The local tie-in was that the author of the textbook, Kenneth Miller, is a Brown University professor. The ACLU and others have filed to…

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