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Liberty and Power

A Dialogue on Religion and U. S. Foreign Policy in an Unjust World

Liberty and Power( )
Author: Hehir, J. Bryan
Krauthammer, Charles
Richardson, Louise
Telhami, Shibley
Walzer, Michael
Series title:Pew Forum Dialogue Series on Religion and Public Life Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8157-9664-0
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $18.99
Book Description:

What role should religion play in shaping and implementing U.S. foreign policy?

The dominant attitude over the last half century on the subject of religion and international relations was expressed well by Dean Acheson, Harry Truman's secretary of state: "Moral Talk was fine preaching for the Final Day of Judgment, but it was not a view I would entertain as a public servant." Was Acheson right? How a nation "commits itself to freedom" has long been at the heart of...
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Book Details
Pages:136
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / International Relations / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Author Biography
Hehir, J. Bryan (Author)
Charles Krauthammer was born in Manhattan, New York on March 13, 1950. He received a degree in political science and economics from McGill University in 1970 and a medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1975. In 1978, he was a research director at the National Institute of Mental Health in Washington and started getting articles about politics published in The New Republic. He started working for The New Republic full time in 1981 and wrote regularly for them until 2011. He also wrote regularly for Time magazine from 1983 to 2018 and a weekly column for The Washington Post from 1985 to 2018. He was a nightly panelist on Fox News's Special Report with Bret Baier for ten years and a panelist on PBS's Inside Washington from 1990 to 2013.

He received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1987 for his Washington Post columns and the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence. His books included Cutting Edges: Making Sense of the Eighties, Democratic Realism: An American Foreign Policy for a Unipolar World, and Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics. He died from cancer of the small intestine on June 21, 2018 at the age of 68.

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