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By Barbara A. McGraw, Jo Renee Formicola, Diana L. Eck

The conflict among the non secular correct and the secular left undermines any severe debate in regards to the function of faith in American public lifestyles. Such strident cultural rhetoric frequently ignores the optimistic contributions of America’s many faiths. against this, this quantity celebrates America’s non secular variety, demonstrating that spiritual pluralism is absolutely one in all democracy’s easy development blocks. Taking spiritual Pluralism Seriously expands on Barbara A. McGraw’s framework for realizing non secular participation in public life—a two-tiered public discussion board, such as the civic public discussion board and the conscientious public discussion board. The chapters discover how different non secular groups and traditions, together with “newer” and marginalized religions, could make a significant contribution to American society and politics.

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