Public vision, private lives : Rousseau, religion, and 21st-century democracy /Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2007Description: lvi, 298 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0231139691 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780231139694 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 | Religion and politics | Public interest | Privacy | DemocracyOnline resources: Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-283) and index.
Religion, democracy, and modernity : the case for progressive spiritual democracy -- Preparing for the journey : an introduction -- I. From the garden to the city : the tragic passage. Nature's garden ; Revisiting the garden's solitaires ; From the garden to the blessed country : the precarious passage ; The rush to slavery -- The city : life in the ousted condition ; Overcoming moral evil : Rousseau at the crossroads -- II. Paths to redemption. Reforming the city : the extreme public path ; Evading the city : the private path ; The mountain village : the path to family, work, community, and love ; Reconciling citizen and solitaire : religious dimensions of the middle way ; Residual conflict : democracy and ineluctable friction -- A way forward : Rousseau and 21st-century democracy.