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The Disenchantment of Secular Discourse

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674050877

Publication Date: 06/01/2010

Short

304 pages

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

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This book presses us to look harder at closely held beliefs and to question deeply rooted premises and commitments with which we are perhaps too comfortable.—Richard W. Garnett, Notre Dame Law School

Smith’s book is insightful, provocative, and wonderfully engaging. The Disenchantment of Secular Discourse challenges conventional academic wisdom and provides a welcome opportunity for others to re-examine their own positions.—Michael J. Perry, author of The Political Morality of Liberal Democracy

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