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The Global Public Square : Religious Freedom and the Making of a World Safe for Diversity

Guinness, OS.

IVP Books.

240 pages ; 21 cm.

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In a world torn by religious conflict, the threats to human dignity are terrifyingly real. Some societies face harsh government repression and brutal sectarian violence, while others are divided by bitter conflicts over religion's place in public life. Guinness argues that the way forward for the world lies in promoting freedom of religion and belief for people of all faiths and none. In particular he calls for leadership that has the courage to act on behalf of the common good. 12631.

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ISBN:

978-0-8308-3767-0 (pbk. : alk. paper)

ISBN:

978-0-8308-3767-0 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Author:

Guinness, OS.

Title:

The Global Public Square : Religious Freedom and the Making of a World Safe for Diversity / Os Guinness.

Publisher:

IVP Books.

Physical:

240 pages ; 21 cm.

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BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (pages [230]-236) and indexes.

Summary:

In a world torn by religious conflict, the threats to human dignity are terrifyingly real. Some societies face harsh government repression and brutal sectarian violence, while others are divided by bitter conflicts over religion's place in public life. Guinness argues that the way forward for the world lies in promoting freedom of religion and belief for people of all faiths and none. In particular he calls for leadership that has the courage to act on behalf of the common good. 12631.

Subject:

Freedom of religion.

Subject:

Liberty of conscience.

Subject:

Liberty.

Subject:

Human rights.

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