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Should religious values influence politics?

Should religious values influence politics?

A series of public discussions

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Published by Bureau of Government Research, University of Montana in Missoula .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Church and state -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Church and social problems -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Religion and politics -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementsponsored by the Montana Forum on Church and State under a grant from the Montana Committee for the Humanities ; edited by Howard Schwartz and Angela Santamaria.
      ContributionsSchwartz, Howard., Santamaria, Angela., Montana Forum on Church and State.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR516 .S49
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 109 p. ;
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4694692M
      LC Control Number77621248

      In a number of ways, religion and politics have both sought to prove their innate influence over the people. Sometimes, religion tends to focus on imposing its influence on the voting population and on Christian politicians in order to achieve its end, or at least to .


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