Religious Wisdom in the Public Sphere?
Publication Date: July 2009
Publisher(s): The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
Series: CLAL Special Features Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Spirituality; Public policies; Church and State
Coverage: United States
Blanchard, Hirschfield and Kula discuss how the boundaries between "sacred" and "secular" are currently evolving. They describe a spiritual - but not necessarily religious - language that is emerging in modern public policy. They statel that this language will re-engage the public without sacrificing the separation of church and state and the freedoms of a pluralist society.