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The National Churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1801-46

Stewart J. Brown

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242351
eISBN:
9780191697098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242351.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1801, the United Kingdom was a semi-confessional State, and the national established Churches of England, Ireland and Scotland were vital to the constitution. They expressed the religious ... More


Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Roger Trigg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Is religious freedom being curtailed in pursuit of equality, and the outlawing of discrimination? Is enough effort made to accommodate those motivated by a religious conscience? All rights matter but ... More


On the Constitutionality and Political Morality of Granting Conscience-Protecting Exemptions Only to Religious Believers

Kevin Vallier and Michael Weber

in Religious Exemptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190666187
eISBN:
9780190666217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666187.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Under the constitutional law of the United States, government is not required to grant conscience-protecting exemptions. However, when it chooses to grant some such exemptions, government may not ... More


Belief and Practice

Roger Trigg

in Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the issue of safeguarding religious belief and its practice, with particular emphasis on where to draw the line between religious practices we may not share but must tolerate, ... More


The Constitutional Mosque

Ian Coller

in Muslims and Citizens: Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300243369
eISBN:
9780300249538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243369.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the appearance of Muslims in debates over religious plurality and the clerical oath. As the new constitution at last came into force, revolutionary France was assailed by problems ... More


The Foundations of Equality and Freedom

Roger Trigg

in Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the foundations of equality and freedom and their relation to the principles of democracy. It first considers the link between democracy and religious principles, suggesting ... More


Freedom from the Law?

Roger Trigg

in Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines how the priority of the religious over the political should be interpreted when laws clash with a religious conscience. More specifically, it asks whether law should take ... More


Necessary Limits to Religious Freedom

Roger Trigg

in Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the necessary limits to religious freedom, first by discussing the issue of religious conscience and whether and how far it should be accommodated by the law. It then considers ... More


Conclusion

Roger Trigg

in Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines religious freedom as a human right and the need to accord special protection to religion. It considers the implications of a single-minded pursuit of equality for human rights ... More


Secularism, Catholicism, and the Future of Public Life: A Dialogue with Ambassador Douglas W. Kmiec

Gary J. Adler (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205423
eISBN:
9780190205454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205423.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How can religion contribute to democracy in a secular age? What can the millennia-old Catholic tradition say to Church-state controversies in the United States and globally? This book is a dialogue ... More


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