Debating Religious Liberty and DiscriminationDebating Religious Liberty and Discrimination
by John Corvino, Ryan T. Anderson, Sherif Girgis
Virtually everyone supports religious liberty, and virtually everyone opposes discrimination. But how do we handle the hard questions that arise when exercises of religious liberty seem to discriminate unjustly? How do we promote the common good while respecting conscience in a diverse society? This point-counterpoint book brings together leading v ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2017-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780190603076

What Is Marriage?What Is Marriage?
by Sherif Girgis, Ryan T Anderson, Robert P George
Until yesterday, no society had seen marriage as anything other than a conjugal partner­ship: a male-female union. What Is Marriage? identifies and defends the reasons for this historic consensus and shows why redefining civil marriage is unnecessary, unreasonable, and contrary to the common good. Originally published in the Harvard Journal of ...
Number of pages: 152 | Publication Date: 2012-12-11 | ISBN-13: 9781594036224

When Harry Became SallyWhen Harry Became Sally
Ryan T. Anderson
The transgender movement has hit breakneck speed. In the space of a year, it’s gone from something that most Americans had never heard of to a cause claiming the mantle of civil rights.But can a boy truly be “trapped” in a girl’s body? Can modern medicine really “reassign” sex? Is sex something “assigned” in the first place? What’ ...
Number of pages: 264 | Publication Date: 2018-02-20 | ISBN-13: 9781594039614

What's Wrong with Homosexuality? (Philosophy in Action)What's Wrong with Homosexuality? (Philosophy in Action)
John Corvino
For the last twenty years, John Corvino--widely known as the author of the weekly column "The Gay Moralist"--has traversed the country responding to moral and religious arguments against same-sex relationships. In this timely book, he shares that experience--addressing the standard objections to homosexuality and offering insight into the culture w ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2013-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9780199856312

Demanding LibertyDemanding Liberty
Brandon J. O'Brien
Publishers Weekly: "In this enjoyable history, O’Brien . . . proposes that born-again activist Isaac Backus (1724–1806) should be thanked for the development of religious freedom within the United States. . . . Those interested in the origins of America’s policy on religious regulations will enjoy this assured history of the battles Backus fo ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2018-04-24 | ISBN-13: 9780830845286

Debating Same-Sex Marriage (Point/Counterpoint)Debating Same-Sex Marriage (Point/Counterpoint)
by John Corvino, Maggie Gallagher
Polls and election results show Americans sharply divided on same-sex marriage, and the controversy is unlikely to subside anytime soon. Debating Same-Sex Marriage provides an indispensable roadmap to the ongoing debate. Taking a "point/counterpoint" approach, John Corvino (a philosopher and prominent gay advocate) and Maggie Gallagher (a nationall ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2012-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780199756315

History of Religious LibertyHistory of Religious Liberty
Michael Farris
Early American advocates of freedom did not believe in religious liberty in spite of their Christianity, but explicitly because of their individual faith in Christ, which had been molded and instructed by the Bible. The greatest evidence of their commitment to liberty can be found in their willingness to support the cause of freedom for those diffe ...
Number of pages: 512 | Publication Date: 2015-04-30 | ISBN-13: 9780890518687

Same SexSame Sex
...attempts to substitute reason and scholarship for diatribe.―The Washington Post Are gay rights equal rights or special rights? Is homosexuality immoral? While contributors to Same Sex, including the late John Boswell, David M. Halperin, and George Chauncey, often clash in opinion, they share a fundamental commintment to careful, rational discu ...
Number of pages: 422 | Publication Date: 1999-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9780847684830

Religious Liberty and the American Supreme CourtReligious Liberty and the American Supreme Court
Vincent Phillip Munoz
Throughout American history, legal battles concerning the First Amendment’s protection of religious liberty have been among the most contentious issue of the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution. Religious Liberty and the American Supreme Court: The Essential Cases and Documents represents the most authoritative and up-to-date over ...
Number of pages: 678 | Publication Date: 2015-03-27 | ISBN-13: 9781442208285

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