The Right to Be Wrong

The Right to Be Wrong

Ending the Culture War Over Religion in America

Paperback - 2012
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In the running debate we call the "culture wars," there exists a great feud over religious diversity. One side demands that only their true religion be allowed in the public square; the other insists that no religions ever belong there. The Right to Be Wrong offers a solution, drawing its lessons from a series of stories--both contemporary and historical--that illustrates the struggle to define religious freedom. The book concludes that freedom for all is guaranteed by the truth about each of us: Our common humanity entitles us to freedom--within broad limits--to follow what we believe to be true as our consciences say we must, even if our consciences are mistaken. Thus, we can respect others' freedom when we're sure they're wrong. In truth, they have the right to be wrong.
Publisher: New York : Image, 2012.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780307718112
0307718115
9780307718105
0307718107
Characteristics: viii, 182 p. ; 21 cm.

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