Is Religion Dangerous?
Kelsay, John, Journal of Church and State
Is Religion Dangerous? By Keith Ward. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2007. 206pp. $16.00.
With the recent spate of books arguing that religion is bad and/or irrational, one ought to expect rejoinders. In this slim volume, a distinguished philosopher/theologian takes up that task, arguing that there are ways of being religious that have good effects, as well as involving religious people in a process of giving and taking reasons. Thus, any condemnation of religion simplictter must be false. Written in a clear, engaging style, the book presents a wide array of evidence in support of this thesis-religiously motivated campaigns against slavery, testimonials of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Is Religion Dangerous?. Contributors: Kelsay, John - Author. Journal title: Journal of Church and State. Volume: 50. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 2008. Page number: 157+. © 1999 J.M. Dawson Studies in Church and State. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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