Just Who Are These 'People of Faith' Anyway?
Articulating moral consensus in a pluralistic country.
John G. Stackhouse, Jr.
"We need to stand together with people of faith." A former Canadian federal cabinet minister received a warm round of applause from the studio audience when he flourished this line during a national radio broadcast. Others who heard him were not so sure. The idea of a moral consensus based on a common religious framework has a long history in a North America, one dominated by Christians who recited the Lord's Prayer in public schools and insisted on Sunday closings to facilitate Christian worship. continue reading >>