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The ways in which religion is admitted or prohibited in the public sphere
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Generation "Why?"

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When it comes to religion, young people want more than fun activities and a social way to connect to their church and each other. Young people want to know "Why?" (News Update Princeton Irvin Parker: Generation "Why?
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Verdicts » Blog Archive » The Joy of Secularism

Verdicts » Blog Archive » The Joy of Secularism | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Book, film, and media reviews from Commonweal Magazine's editors and critics, including Paul Lakeland, Frank Oveis, Rita Ferrone, Grant Gallicho, Mollie Wilson O'Reilly, William Portier, and others.
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Atheists Condemn House Vote to Reaffirm 'In God We Trust'

Atheists Condemn House Vote to Reaffirm 'In God We Trust' | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The House of Representatives passed a bi-partisan resolution Tuesday night reaffirming "In God We Trust" as the official motto of the United STates. The 396-9 vote came at the request of Rep.
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Obama Responds to Secular Petitions | Dispatches from the Culture ...

Obama Responds to Secular Petitions | Dispatches from the Culture ... | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Throughout our history, people of all faiths – as well as secular Americans – have played an important role in public life. And a robust dialogue about the role of religion in public life is an important part of our public discourse.
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The Public Sphere of Occupy Wall Street | Savage Minds

The Public Sphere of Occupy Wall Street | Savage Minds | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
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Secularism, belief, and truth « The Immanent Frame

Secularism, belief, and truth « The Immanent Frame | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
In discussions of religion and secularism, too often an emphasis falls on how belief in a deity defines religion against the secular, and not often enough, on the common ground between secularism and religion—beliefs about ...
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Understanding the Public Sphere in a Network Society | Age of ...

Understanding the Public Sphere in a Network Society | Age of ... | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
German sociologist Jürgen Habermas was the first to articulate the concept of the public sphere, defined as the process by which citizens, civil society and the state communicate with each other, “especially on issues of ...
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Religion and State's Secularity in Context

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Religion and State's Secularity in Context: A Critical Analysis of the Relationship between Democracy and Religion. Desire Louis NIZIGIYIMANA The relationship between democracy and religion has become a domain of scholarly curiosity.
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The True Hope That Does Not Disappoint: Editorial on Faith in a Secular World - National Catholic Register

The True Hope That Does Not Disappoint: Editorial on Faith in a Secular World - National Catholic Register | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The True Hope That Does Not Disappoint: Editorial on Faith in a Secular WorldNational Catholic RegisterIn these past weeks, we have witnessed secularism in both beguiling and thuggish forms, reflecting an inner contradiction its supporters would...
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Learning with 'e's: Always asking questions

Learning with 'e's: Always asking questions | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Questions and our inner philosopher. This post just resonated with me. Enjoy.
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Secularism: Its content and context « The Immanent Frame

Secularism: Its content and context « The Immanent Frame | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Secularism: Its content and context | @ImmanentFrame @SSRC_org http://t.co/V0VuD2xu...
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There is Power in the Blog » Miroslav Volf on Public Faith

There is Power in the Blog » Miroslav Volf on Public Faith | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The fear of imposition of religious views often elicits demands for the suppression of religious voices from the public square. The people espousing that view argue that politics, one major public sphere, should “remain ...
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The McGill Daily » Secularism and its discontents

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The McGill Daily » Secularism and its discontents - http://t.co/EkWi4pDo < He sure as hell doesn't understand #secularism!
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The Public Sphere of Occupy Wall Street | Government In The Lab

The Public Sphere of Occupy Wall Street | Government In The Lab | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Future theorization of the public sphere and of social movements needs to consider the media ecologies that consist of social media, cable television, (RT @JohnFMoore: The Public Sphere of Occupy Wall Street
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Justices Decline Case on Highway Crosses - New York Times

Justices Decline Case on Highway Crosses - New York Times | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
USA TodayJustices Decline Case on Highway CrossesNew York Times...
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Times Higher Education - Leader: They won't handle the truth

Wilful stupidity seems to have invaded ... public discourse, with climate-change denial ...
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Harold Camping Apologizes For Faulty Rapture Predictions And Retires, Report States

Harold Camping Apologizes For Faulty Rapture Predictions And Retires, Report States | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Three proposed Rapture dates have come and gone, and the world has not ended. Controversial Christian broadcaster Harold Camping has acknowledged his faulty projections, and issued an apology to his followers.
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Universities Burn - a View From Europe - truthout

Universities Burn - a View From Europe - truthout | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
truthoutUniversities Burn - a View From EuropetruthoutThe writing spells out the danger of their conversion into training institutions rather than serving as institutions that take on board the ongoing need to contribute to the generation of a...
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The One Clear Impact of the Occupy Movement: A Revival of Civic ...

The One Clear Impact of the Occupy Movement: A Revival of Civic ... | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Those that are participating in General Assemblies every night across the country are engaging in a revival of public discourse. They are not sitting at home listening to partisan, argumentative political rhetoric put out by cable ...
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3quarksdaily: The History of American Secularism

3quarksdaily: The History of American Secularism | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
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Secularism: Its content and context « The Immanent Frame

Secularism: Its content and context « The Immanent Frame | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Secularism: Its content and context « The Immanent Frame: http://t.co/IQyFc6Aq via @ImmanentFrame...
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We Are the 99%: Models of Public Opinion that Explain the Occupy ...

We Are the 99%: Models of Public Opinion that Explain the Occupy ... | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
A communication-centered explanation of the difficulty to reform Wall Street so far would depend largely on which view of public opinion and the nature of the public sphere (indeed, which view of democracy) you adopt.
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A postsecular world society?: an interview with Jürgen Habermas « The Immanent Frame

A postsecular world society?: an interview with Jürgen Habermas « The Immanent Frame | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
Rethinking secularism:
A postsecular world society?
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The Guardian doesn't get atheism - GetReligion

The Guardian doesn't get atheism - GetReligion | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
The Guardian doesn't get atheismGetReligionSecularity of our population and culture is obviously growing and so religion is on the defensive,” he said.
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PrawfsBlawg: Smith on "Freedom of Religion or Freedom of the ...

PrawfsBlawg: Smith on "Freedom of Religion or Freedom of the ... | Religion and Public Discourse | Scoop.it
As Paul mentioned, the other day, one of the papers that was presented at the (excellent) "Matters of Faith" conference at Alabama was Steve Smith's Freedom of Religion or Freedom of the Church? You can get a version of ...
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