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The New Religious Intolerance

Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age

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$26.95 • £21.95 • €24.30

ISBN 9780674065901

Publication: April 2012


304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Preface
  • 1. Religion: A Time of Anxiety and Suspicion
  • 2. Fear: A Narcissistic Emotion
  • 3. First Principles: Equal Respect for Conscience
  • 4. The Mote in My Brother’s Eye: Impartiality and the Examined Life
  • 5. Inner Eyes: Respect and the Sympathetic Imagination
  • 6. The Case of Park51
  • 7. Overcoming the Politics of Fear
  • Notes
  • Index

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  • A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, 2012
  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2012
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