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Especially in his classic 1984 work The Naked Public Square , Neuhaus tackled important and still timely issues regarding the religious underpinnings of American life, the proper division between church and state, and the real meaning of American secularism. Insofar as these studies forced him to confront the cleavage between the public and the private, Neuhaus also raised important questions regarding the fundamental advantages and disadvantages of liberalism itself. I was able to track down an article our own Peter Lawler wrote on Neuhaus in the Political Science Reviewer in 1988.

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