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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

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Few topics in recent years have ignited as much public debate as the balance between religion and politics. Does religious thought have any place in political discourse? Do religious believers have the right to turn their values into political action? What does it truly mean to have a separation of church and state? The very heart of these important questions is here addressed by Archbishop Chaput, one of the leading voices on the topic.

Archbishop Chaput argues that our public life must be considered within the context of its Christian roots. American democracy does not ask its citizens to put aside their deeply held moral and religious beliefs for the sake of public policy. In fact, it requires exactly the opposite. As the nation’s founders knew very well, people are fallible. The majority of voters, as history has shown again and again, can be uninformed, misinformed, biased, or simply wrong. Thus, to survive, American democracy depends on an engaged citizenry— people of character, including religious believers, fighting for their beliefs in the public square— respectfully but vigorously, and without apology. Anything less is bad citizenship and a form of theft from the nation’s health. Or, as Archbishop Chaput suggests, good manners are not an excuse for political cowardice.

“This isn’t just a book for Catholics; it’s for anyone who cares about the state of America’s soul.” ~John L. Allen Jr., NCR and CNN senior Vatican correspondent



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