The Role of Religion in Public Policy


One of the fundamental rights granted in the United States is religious freedom, but does this mean that religion should be entirely removed from politics or that all religious voices should be considered equally? The separation of church and state was established in the Constitution, but the fact that as of 2015, 84 percent of Americans hold some sort of religious belief means that this is easier said than done. Religious morality frequently colors debates surrounding various policy issues, ranging from reproductive rights to education. This volume exposes readers to the ways in which religion inflects policymaking and the varying perspectives about religion's role in politics.

ISBN Number
9781534503823
Trim Size
6" x 9"
Binding Type
Library Bound
Number of Pages
128
List Price
$45.03
30% Discount Price
$31.52
Author
Publisher
Rosen (Greenhaven)
Copyright Date
2019
Reading Level
10-12