The Limits of Religious Tolerance by Alan Jay LevinovitzThe Limits of Religious Tolerance by Alan Jay Levinovitz

The Limits of Religious Tolerance

byAlan Jay Levinovitz

Paperback | October 21, 2016

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Religion’s place in American public life has never been fixed. As new communities have arrived, as old traditions have fractured and reformed, as cultural norms have been shaped by shifting economic structures and the advance of science, and as new faith traditions have expanded the range of religious confessions within America’s religious landscape, the claims posited by religious claims—and the respect such claims may demand—have been subjects of near-constant change. In The Limits of Religious Tolerance, Alan Jay Levinovitz pushes against the widely held (and often unexamined) notion that unbounded tolerance must and should be accorded to claims forwarded on the basis of religious belief in a society increasingly characterized by religious pluralism. Pressing at the distinction between tolerance and respect, Levinovitz seeks to offer a set of guideposts by which a democratic society could identify and observe a set of limits beyond which religiously grounded claims may legitimately be denied the expectation of unqualified non-interference.

Title:The Limits of Religious ToleranceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.22 inPublished:October 21, 2016Publisher:Amherst College PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1943208042

ISBN - 13:9781943208043

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1I. Tolerance and Respect 4II. When Religious Beliefs Are False (And Some of Them Must Be!) 9III. The Value of Intolerance 16IV. Religious Intolerance and the Ends of Higher Education 24Appendix: Majority Opinions in two cases 36