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These Liberties We Hold Sacred: Essays on Faith and Citizenship in the 21st Century Audiobook, by Carl Anderson
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Author: Carl Anderson Narrator: Jim Denison Publisher: Tantor Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2021 ISBN: 9781666124606
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By the time our Founding Fathers were ready to establish an independent nation, the idea of religious tolerance had become deeply ingrained in this brave new country's design. So much so that when the United States Constitution was ratified, it contained a document known as The Bill of Rights—ten amendments detailing the rights of this country's citizens. And the very First Amendment states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. . . .”

Over the past few decades, however, the power of the state has usurped a growing number of rights clearly ascribed to those who wish to practice their faith. This has certainly not gone unnoticed by many religious organizations. As the supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, Carl Anderson has taken an active role in highlighting—and protecting against—this ever-growing governmental infringement over fundamental religious freedom. New York Times bestselling author Carl Anderson has gathered together many of his most thought-provoking speeches, articles, and essays that lay bare the facts of this unjustified restriction of religious beliefs. The power of his words makes it clear that if nothing is done now, there will continue to be more erosion of these special freedoms set forth by our Founding Fathers. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Carl Anderson is a New York Times bestselling author and the chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the Knights of Columbus. Among his books are A Civilization of Love: What Every Catholic Can Do to Transform the World and Called to Love: Approaching John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. He held various positions of the Executive Office of the President from 1983 to 1987, was a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and has taught at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family.

About the Narrator

Jim Denison is an audiobook narrator and voice actor with over thirty years experience in professional public speaking, including five years as a radio personality.