Establishment Clause Book Club, 2015-6

From August 2015 to June 2016, Augustans met and discussed the following books at the Establishment Clause Book Club. We enjoyed them so much, we’ve chosen another 6 books for August 2016 through June 2017. Read the ones below, and join us to discuss more books in the future!

One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America by Kevin M. Kruse

The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age by Martha C. Nussbaum

Christian Nation by Frederic C. Rich

Why the Religious Right Is Wrong About Separation of Church and State by Robert Boston

Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine by Paul Offit

The Right vs. the Right to Die: Lessons from the Terri Schiavo Case and How to Stop It from Happening Again by Jon Eisenberg

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Establishment Clause Book Club, 2016-7

From August 2016 to June 2017, Augustans met and discussed the following books at the Establishment Clause Book Club. We’ve chosen another 6 books for August 2017 through June 2018. Read the ones below, and join us to discuss more books in the future!

Aug 3    God and Government: Twenty-Five Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism, and Freedom of Conscience by Barry Lynn

Oct 5      The Holy Vote: The Politics of Faith in America by Ray Suarez

Dec 7    Strange Gods: A Secular History Of Conversion by Susan Jacoby

Feb 1     God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It by Jim Willis

Apr 12   The Devil in Dover: An Insider’s Story of Dogma V. Darwin in Small-town America by Lauri Lebo

Jun 7  Faith Ed: Teaching about Religion in an Age of Intolerance by Linda K. Wertheimer

First Set of Books Was So Good, We’ve Started Another

From August 2014 to June 2015, Augustans met and discussed the following books at the Establishment Clause Book Club. We enjoyed them so much, we’ve chosen another 6 books for August 2015 through June 2016. Read the ones below, and join us to discuss more books in the future!

Taking Liberties: Why Religious Freedom Doesn’t Give You the Right to Tell Other People What to Do by Rob Boston

Divided by God: America’s Church-State Problem–And What We Should Do about It by Noah Feldman

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Does God Belong in Public Schools? by Kent Greenawalt

The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children by Katherine Stewart

Piety & Politics: The Right-Wing Assault on Religious Freedom by Barry Lynn