SEPTEMBER 2018 - (1) SET INCLUDES (1)PDF CURRICULUM for ON THE ROAD TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM & (1) COPY CONFIDANT PLURALISM

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SEPTEMBER 21st ENTER TODAY

This book is part of the class titled On the Road to Religious Freedom.

(It uses Teresa's Book Rekindled purchase link https://www.amazon.com/Rekindled-Teresa-Irizarry-ebook/dp/B0794KTC3...  

primarily and several other books including Confident Pluralism)

BACK COVER: In the three years since Donald Trump first announced his plans to run for president, the United States seems to become more dramatically polarized and divided with each passing month. There are seemingly irresolvable differences in the beliefs, values, and identities of citizens across the country that too often play out in our legal system in clashes on a range of topics such as the tensions between law enforcement and minority communities. How can we possibly argue for civic aspirations like tolerance, humility, and patience in our current moment?

In Confident Pluralism, John D. Inazu analyzes the current state of the country, orients the contemporary United States within its broader history, and explores the ways that Americans can—and must—strive to live together peaceably despite our deeply engrained differences. Pluralism is one of the founding creeds of the United States—yet America’s society and legal system continues to face deep, unsolved structural problems in dealing with differing cultural anxieties and differing viewpoints. Inazu not only argues that it is possible to cohabitate peacefully in this country, but also lays out realistic guidelines for our society and legal system to achieve the new American dream through civic practices that value toleration over protest, humility over defensiveness, and persuasion over coercion.

With a new preface that addresses the election of Donald Trump, the decline in civic discourse after the election, the Nazi march in Charlottesville, and more, this new edition of Confident Pluralism is an essential clarion call during one of the most troubled times in US history. Inazu argues for institutions that can work to bring people together as well as political institutions that will defend the unprotected. Confident Pluralism offers a refreshing argument for how the legal system can protect peoples’ personal beliefs and differences and provides a path forward to a healthier future of tolerance, humility, and patience.

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1. What is your favorite book in the bible? Why is it your favorite?

2. What is your favorite century to read about? Why is it your favorite?

3. What is your favorite game to play with others? What makes it so much fun?

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I love to read books about WW2 . This war has so much history. Betsy Schaknowski

Not necessarily one specific century, but I like to read about the events of settling the United States and the frontier days.

1. I have always loved the books of Ruth and Esther because they are the stories of  two incredible women but now, as I mature both physically and spiritually, I believe that the book of James is the book that teaches us how to live.

Thanks for your giveaway. 

My favorite time period is all the years of the settlement of the United States.  I love American History.

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