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With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Douglas A. Hicks

Abstract

Perhaps no other nation is as religiously diverse as the United States. For elected officials, school principals, and corporate leaders, this diversity poses challenges. How should leaders deal with menorahs and crosses, veils and turbans, prayers and holidays? How can they honor the religious convictions of all Americans? Although the devout possess moral and spiritual resources that can enrich civic life, leaders must also be prepared to cope with the inevitable conflicts that come with pluralism. This book considers six visions of American leadership for navigating the post-9/11 religious l ... More

Keywords: citizenship, convivencia, crossroads, leadership, pluralism, religion and civil society, religion and politics, religious diversity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195337174
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.001.0001

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Douglas A. Hicks, author
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