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Democracy on Purpose: Justice and the Reality of God. By Franklin I. Gamwell. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press2000. Pp. 368. $65.00. ISBN: 0-878-40764-2.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 April 2015


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1. Gamwell, Franklin I., The Divine Good: Modern Moral Theory and the Necessity of God xii (1990)Google Scholar. See Gamwell, Franklin I., Beyond Preference: Liberal Theories of Independent Associations 123154 (1984)Google Scholar (arguing in his analysis of independent associations that moral and political evaluation require a metaphysical foundation).

2. Gamwell, Franklin I., The Meaning of Religious Freedom: Modern Politics and the Democratic Resolution 162 (1995)Google Scholar (arguing “that religious freedom is the constitution, in the sense that other constitutional prescriptions are, properly speaking, stipulations necessary to the full and free political discourse that religious freedom constitutes.”) See Conference Papers, Religious Freedom, Modern Democracy, and the Common Good: Conference Papers, 12 J. L. & Relig. 565594 (19951996)CrossRefGoogle Scholar (conference papers devoted to The Meaning of Religious Freedom).