Faith in the Public Square

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The idea of a perfectly secular public square seems as much of a pipe dream to me as that of a fully-inclusive, so called global, public square. Is there a middle ground we can find that might also be attainable? I hope so, and herein I begin an exploration of what that might look like. [Read more...]

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The Global Public Square

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The Global Public Square: Religious Freedom and the Making of a World Safe for Diversity is a book that starts and ends on high notes, but there are some dissonant chords in the middle. The book deals with what the author, Os Guinness, terms soul freedom which is often expanded throughout the book as the freedom of thought, conscience, religion, and belief, as well as a social framework for a civil public square that he states will protect this freedom and help society realize it fully. [Read more...]

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