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Conclusion

Nigel Biggar

in Religious Voices in Public Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566624
eISBN:
9780191722042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566624.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter develops reflections on a selection of important questions, which have been raised in the body of the book, which are: How best may we interpret Rawls and Habermas? How does real ... More


Religious Experience and the Burden of Proof

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

An analysis of three problems for Richard Swinburne’s Bayesian cumulative case strategy in natural theology shows why he needs to shift the burden of proof to the unbeliever. Allegedly, this shift is ... More


Chains of Persuasion: A Theory of Religion in Democratic Decision-Making

Benjamin R. Hertzberg

in Chains of Persuasion: A Framework for Religion in Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190883041
eISBN:
9780190883072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883041.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter considers the roles that religious arguments may play in democratic deliberation. Attempts to include religion suffer from three problems: religious arguments are not widely persuasive; ... More


Need to Teach: Countering Oppression, Ending Injustice, and Preventing Harm

Juliane Hammer

in Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190877
eISBN:
9780691194387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines interviews conducted with Muslim advocates whose work against domestic violence (DV) focuses on awareness and prevention. There is a shared story arch among many of the ... More


Religion and Bad Debate

Michael S. Evans

in Seeking Good Debate: "Religion, Science, and Conflict in American Public Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285071
eISBN:
9780520960664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285071.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the ways in which some people and not others pursue credibility in the public sphere shape the possibilities for good debate in the future. In general, respondents understood ... More


Need to Know: Educating Muslim Communities about Domestic Violence

Juliane Hammer

in Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190877
eISBN:
9780691194387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the multifaceted projects of Muslim advocates to educate Muslim communities about domestic violence (DV) and offer Islam as a resource for ending abuse. Such awareness work ... More


The British Origins of The Baron d’Holbach’s atheism

Rachel Hammersley

in The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Paul Henri Thierry, baron d'Holbach personified the philosophers aimed at ‘the utter extirpation of religion’. Not only was he the host of one of the most notorious salons of the period, but he was ... More


Religion, Genetics, and the Future

Ronald Cole-Turner

in Design and Destiny: Jewish and Christian Perspectives on Human Germline Modification

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033732
eISBN:
9780262270632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033732.003.0114
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter investigates the religious case in favor of human germline modification, exploring the moral conditions that are often tied to that approval, and presents a summary of the religious ... More


‘Not without Mustard’: Self-publicity and Polemic in Early Modern Literary London

Andrew Hadfield

in Renaissance Transformations: The Making of English Writing 1500-1650

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638734
eISBN:
9780748651573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638734.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses how the developing rhetorical enthusiasm started by the Reformation polemic transferred into the larger public sphere of print. It studies the taste for aggressive styles of ... More


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