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Religion"s public presence

William McKinney

Religion"s public presence

community leaders assess the contribution of churches and synagogues

by William McKinney

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Published by Alban Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and politics -- Connecticut -- Hartford,
  • Hartford (Conn.) -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam McKinney, David A. Roozen, Jackson W. Carroll.
    ContributionsRoozen, David A., Carroll, Jackson W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65P7 M32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14306991M

    RELIGION AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS: PROMOTING MUTUAL RESPECT AND UNDERSTANDING Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech; or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.   Opinion: Minority religions need public presence "A decision that requires the government to forego any interaction with religion, will disproportionately hurt .

    The STATE (meaning the government) should not use the CHURCH (meaning religion) to justify any actions. Laws can be passed that line up with certain religions, but the reasoning cannot solely be "Well this is what God wants, so this is what we have to do". If anything, outlawing public religious symbols would only conflict the state with the. Through religious booklets, radio broadcasts, cassette tapes, television talk-shows, soap operas, and documentary film these movements address multiple publics and offer alternative forms of belonging, often in competition with the postcolonial nation-state. How have new practices of religious mediation transformed the public sphere?4/5(1).

      Matthew Engelke is a professor in the Department of Religion and director of the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life at Columbia University. Before arriving at Columbia, he taught in the department of anthropology at the London School of Economics (). His research has focused on Christianity in Zimbabwe and in Britain, as well as, most recently, secular humanism in. Hinduism is a minority religion in the United States of America, ranking fourth largest, and constituting 1% of the population. The vast majority of American Hindus are immigrants from South Asia (mainly India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, some from Bhutan, Maldives, Afghanistan, and Pakistan).


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