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Classic Revisited: Greenawalt's "Private Consciences and Public Reasons" - LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
Today’s Classic Revisited is Kent Greenawalt’s Private Consciences and Public Reasons (OUP 1995), a study of the circumstances in which it is appropriate for citizens, legislators, and judges to employ religious reasons to make judgments about political matters. My old teacher, known for the carefulness of his analysis and for his fine and thoughtful distinctions between various …