The Faith Debate in America; Will It Follow Europe's Secularism?
Byline: David Cowan, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The debate about faith in America today represents a critical juncture in the nation's story. The outcome may determine whether America will go down the route of secular humanism that Europe has long since tread, or keep religion a vibrant element in the public square and in the life of citizens.
There are a range of faith issues alive in America today: the role of Christian values in the presidential election, President Bush's important faith-based initiative, public use of religious symbols, the identity of the Christmas season, the role of the Ten Commandments in our understanding of justice, and our response to …
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Publication information: Article title: The Faith Debate in America; Will It Follow Europe's Secularism?. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: December 23, 2004. Page number: A21. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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