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American Civil Religion: The ‘Covenant’ of Religious Liberty

May 1, 2013

In recent years, some members of the American Jewish community have decried their religious freedom, suggesting that Judaism is healthiest when its adherents are oppressed — a “nothing succeeds like duress” view of the world. While the external marginalization of Jews (or any other group) may create group cohesion, another unacknowledged element is worth considering: More »