The Myth of Christian America : What You Need to Know About

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Teachers and texts must be neutral in dealing with religion; they must be neutral among religions, and they must be neutral between religion and nonreligion. Still, the relationship between conservative Christians and Jews is stained because such fundamentalists support Israel but reject Judaism. Description: A critical examination of the underlying religious and philosophical differences leading Christians to adopt opposing positions on such recent moral concerns as abortion, sexuality, famine relief, tax policy, refusing medical treatment, suicide and assisted suicide.

Pages: 122

Publisher: Smyth & Helwys Pub (October 1, 1999)

ISBN: 1573122874

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