,,Religious Wisdom in the Public Sphere?

Religious Wisdom in the Public Sphere?


Publication Date: July 2009

Publisher: The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership

Author(s): Tsvi Blanchard; Bradley Hirschfield; Irwin Kula

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Spirituality; Public policies; Church and State

Type: Other

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.