502 pp., 6 x 9, notes, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-4478-6
Published: May 1995
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-1745-9
Published: July 2014
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Warren A. Nord is director of the Program in the Humanities and Human Values and teaches in the department of philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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“Comprehensive, balanced, and extremely readable, Warren A. Nord has written the best introduction to the vexing issue of the role of religion in public schools. It is hard to imagine a more reasonable book, yet it is also full of fresh insights and driven by a vision of fairness to some provocative conclusions.”--Teaching, Theology, and Religion
"[A] thoughtful analysis of religion's role in public education. . . . Nord persuasively argues that educators in public institutions exclude religious points of view."--Commonweal
"Nord clearly wants to engage the interested general reader, not the specialist, and his conversational writing style helps him succeed."--Christian Science Monitor
"An important achievement that should become a standard reference in years to come."--Washington Times
"This is a book and a set of proposals to be taken very seriously indeed."--Washington Post
"Nord writes about a serious public problem with clarity and fairness. For intelligent general readers who seek to understand historical, constitutional, and philosophical implications of the current cultural war over religion and public education."--Choice