Volume 10, Issue 4, Fall 2000
A Nation Still Divided by Race
Federal Role Reversal
The Toughest Pill to Swallow
Towards a Transcultural Value System: A New Perspective on Relativism
One can say "no" to the universality of the golden rule without saying "yes"
to cultural relativism. Here's how.
Should We Put Faith in Charitable Choice?
A divisive topic since its inclusion in the 1996 welfare reform law,
charitable choice has the potential to reconfigure church-state relations
in the name of the public good. But does it work? Is it constitutional?
In a symposium on the issue, Amy Sherman attempts to provide some
answers-and Steven K. Green, Marvin Olasky, and Melissa Rogers respond
with some new questions.
Religion, Resistance, and the Curious History of America's Public Schools
Stephen L. Carter
Why religion is an essential subversive force in America -and how the state
has tried to nullify it
Traditional Values for the Digital Age
A blueprint for balancing rights and responsibilities in the global community.
The Community Bookshelf
Appraising Social Capital
Review of Robert Putnam''s Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community.
Linda J. Waite
Review of Linda R. Hirschman and Jane E. Larson's Hard Bargains: The Politics of Sex.
The Moral Dimension of the Media
First Amendment vs. Social Censure: A Colloquy on Media Responsibility
Not Black and White: The Racial Attitudes of American Youth - Jason A. MacDonald,
Lee Sigelman, and Steven A. Tuch
Betting on Bids - Sharon Colley
Libertarians, Authoritarians, Communitarians
Commentary - Roger Kimball