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Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination

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2018.09.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John Corvino, Ryan T. Anderson, and Sherif Girgis, Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination, Oxford University Press, 2017, 343pp., $21.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780190603076. Reviewed by Nicholas Bamforth, University of Oxford This book is part of Oxford University Press's 'point-counterpoint' series, and the authors -- John Corvino (a proponent of same-sex marriage) and Ryan Anderson paired with Sherif Girgis (opponents) -- debate one another in two essays, followed by a rejoinder on each side. In a co-authored introduction, the three are clear that, following Obergefell v. Hodges ((2015) 135 S.Ct. 2071), the "most pressing question" (p. 2) is no longer "'Should government recognize same-sex marriage?' but instead 'Now that same-sex couples are marrying, while a significant portion of the country remains opposed, how can we all peacefully coexist?'" (p. 3). In general terms, their debate therefore concerns the. . .

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