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Macklem, "Law and Life in Common"

Several years ago, I stumbled on the philosopher Timothy Macklem’s book, Independence of Mind, one of whose chapters concerned the distinction between trust and faith in explaining the good of religious belief. 416 more words

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Gribble, "Navy Priest"

The figure of the military chaplain is perhaps not as celebrated today as it once was; like many traditions, it, too, is challenged by the imperatives of change. 320 more words

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Wielander, "Christian Values in Communist China"

The rise of Christianity as a social force in China (unlike the decline of Christianity as a social force in the West) is an underreported story. 261 more words

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Dowd, "Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy"

Across the continent of Africa, Christianity and Islam are growing rapidly, side by side. The conventional wisdom is the two religions are destined for bloody conflict. 242 more words

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Kumar, "Radical Equality"

Stanford University Press has released Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy, by Aishwary Kumar (Stanford). The publisher’s description follows:

B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of India’s constitution, and M.K. 193 more words

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