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From Toleration to Liberty: Religious Freedom as Concept and Constitutional Right

Thomas Kselman

in Conscience and Conversion: Religious Liberty in Post-Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226133
eISBN:
9780300235647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226133.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter offers a broad overview of the history of religious liberty in France from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. Early in this period philosophers such as Montaigne, Bayle, Voltaire, ... More


Introduction

Joseph Kip Kosek (ed.)

in American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is an anthology of significant writings on religion and politics from the colonial period to recent times. Rather ... More


Conscience and Conversion: Religious Liberty in Post-Revolutionary France

Thomas Kselman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226133
eISBN:
9780300235647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226133.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores how the French responded to the right of religious choice acquired during the revolutionary era. Religious liberty is usually part of a larger discussion about church-state ... More


Religious Establishment and Religious Freedom in Early America

Joseph Kip Kosek (ed.)

in American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents documents that show how Britain's New World colonies were shaped both by the tradition of religious establishment and by the newer ideas of religious toleration. Unlike the ... More


Fruits of the Spirit

Albert Monshan Wu

in From Christ to Confucius: German Missionaries, Chinese Christians, and the Globalization of Christianity, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217070
eISBN:
9780300225266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217070.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines and compares the lives of two Chinese Christians, Ling Deyuan and Chen Yuan, who worked with the BMS and the SVD. Their stories illustrate the narrowing political options that ... More


The Rule of the Infidel

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the experience of Muslims of all social ranks under infidel Mongol rule, focusing in particularly on the contexts of taxation, law and religious freedom. It also considers the ... More


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