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Law and Religion

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the Canadian charter, the use of Sunday, charter values or Christian principles, teaching traditional morality, and same-sex marriage. The first section discusses Canada's ... More


Rights and Freedoms

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The first section of the chapter examines the foundation of many charters of rights, including the European Convention on Human Rights. The universality suggests a metaphysical view encompassing all ... More


The Role of the State

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The first section of the chapter explains the ‘supremacy of God’ in context to the charter of rights and freedom. It argues that appeals to rights should be seen as part of a moral order which ... More


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