No subject arouses more passionate controversy than faith and freedom. From the rise of Islam and terrorism to the demise of America's religious traditions, these issues cut to the heart and soul of America and her position in the world. In Faith, Freedom, and the Future renowned scholars discuss the ever-changing relationship between religion and politics. Addressing the issues from a wide variety of perspectives, this work is essential reading for all interested in exploring the role of faith in public institutions.
Charles W. Dunn is dean of the School of Arts and Letters at Grove City College and author of ten books, including The Scarlet Thread of Scandal: Morality and the American Presidency, The Conservative Tradition in America, and The Future of the American Presidency.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction: The Kaleidoscopic Dynamics of Faith and Freedom Chapter 3 Christianity and History Chapter 4 How the Religious Past Frames America's Future Chapter 5 Christophobia and the American Future Chapter 6 Ideas that Bring Down Empires: An Evangelical Case for Scholarship Chapter 7 When Faith Meets Politics: What Does It Mean to Take Washington, D.C., Seriously? Chapter 8 Reason, Freedom, and the Rule of Law: The Political Significance of Man's Spiritual Powers Chapter 9 Darwin's Black Box Chapter 10 And the Wall Came Tumbling Down: Pope John Paul II and the Collapse of Communism Chapter 11 Selected Bibliography