Siobhan Nash-Marshall (Author),

What It Takes to Be Free

Religion and the Roots of Democracy

Filled with rigorous logic, colorful stories, and a bold vision, this book reveals the amazing power of the American vision of freedom.  The author, a teacher of philosophy, has lived extensively in the U.S. and…

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  • Title: What It Takes to Be Free
  • Subtitle: Religion and the Roots of Democracy
  • Page Count: 168
  • Available Formats: Trade-paper (9780824519940)
  • Edition: Trade Paper
  • Original language: English
  • Retail US: Trade-paper (17.95)
  • Retail Canada: Trade-paper (21.95)
  • Retail Canada: 21.95

Siobhan Nash-Marshall (Author)

Siobhan Nash-Marshall holds the Mary T. Clark Chair of Christian Philosophy at Manhattanville College. She is the author of many academic books and articles on metaphysics – Participation and the Good: A Study in Boethian Metaphysics and Boethius's Influence on Theology and Metaphysics to the 1500s –and the problem of evil – most recently Free Will, Evil, and Saint Augustine and Evil, Pain, and the Problem of Properties – she has also written books and articles for the general public – Joan of Arc: A Spiritual Biography and What it Takes to be Free: Religion and the Roots of Democracy. In recent years, Nash-Marshall has devoted a lot of attention to genocide and genocide negationism. She has published articles on the topic – "Negazionismi," "Lies, Damned Lies, and Genocide," "Levi, Arslan, and Responses to Genocide" – and lectured throughout the world on it. The Sins of the Fathers is her first book length treatment of the topic. After the breakout of the war in Syria, Nash-Marshall and some friends founded CINF, through which they attempt to help the ancient Christian cultures of the world which are presently in peril.

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