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Freedom of religion and the secular state

Blackford, Russell2012
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Focusing on the intersection of religion, law, and politics in contemporary liberal democracies, Blackford considers the concept of the secular state, revising and updating enlightenment views for the present day
Main title:
Imprint:
Oxford Wiley-Blackwell 2012
Collation:
209 p.
Contents:
Motivation and Overview -- A Short History of Religious Intolerance -- Hobbes, Locke, and their Legacy: Models of the Modern State -- Religious Impositions and Endorsements -- Religion-Based Morality and the Secular State -- Persecution, Accommodation, and Conscientious Objection -- Private Power, Religious Communities, and the State -- Religious Freedom and the Interests of Children -- Religious Freedom and Freedom of Speech -- Back to Locke: Concluding Remarks
ISBN:
9780470674031 (pbk)
Dewey class:
201.723 FRE
Local class:
201.723
Language:
English
BRN:
4303
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