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 “None Are Tolerated”: The Rise of Religious Liberty

Chris Beneke

in Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305555
eISBN:
9780199784899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305558.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details the end of exclusive religious establishments and the birth of a more civil religious climate in America. As the Revolution neared, the ideal of “religious liberty” assumed ... More


 “Equality or Nothing!”: Religious Pluralism in the Founding of the Republic

Chris Beneke

in Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305555
eISBN:
9780199784899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305558.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter connects the demise of exclusive religious establishments with the foundation of republican governments. It also traces the extension of equal recognition to previously marginal groups, ... More


Contending for Liberty

Philip N. Mulder

in A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131635
eISBN:
9780199834525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131630.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The American Revolution heightened the differences between Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists as the dissenters addressed the political crisis through petitions and met the resultant ... More


The Two Kingdoms in Concert 1783–1799

Jonathan D. Sassi

in A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Along with their providential interpretations, Congregational ministers during the last two decades of the eighteenth century offered their prescriptions for how to build a righteous social order and ... More


Ḥamad al-Jāsir: A Life in Context

Nadav Samin

in Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the twentieth-century history of Saudi Arabia through the biography of Hamad al-Jāsir. More than any other single person, al-Jāsir was responsible for shaping the modern ... More


The Standing Order's Corporate Vision 1783–1795

Jonathan D. Sassi

in A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

During the 1780s and 1790s, Congregationalism predominated on the religious landscape of southern New England. Compared to other denominations, the Congregationalists enjoyed a tax‐supported ... More


Establishment, Exclusion, and Democracy’s Public Reason

Joshua Cohen

in Reasons and Recognition: Essays on the Philosophy of T.M. Scanlon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753673
eISBN:
9780199918829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753673.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Religious freedom has many roots, and no simple story can explain the contours of its appropriate protections, but there is an important democratic strand in the case for religious freedom. That ... More


Models of Religion–State Relations

Rex Ahdar and Ian Leigh

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606474
eISBN:
9780191744259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606474.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter surveys the various types of interaction between religion and government. The object is not to posit yet another typology of religion-state relations, but to consider which model or ... More


Contending for Religious Equality

Richard D. Brown

in Self-Evident Truths: Contesting Equal Rights from the Revolution to the Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300197112
eISBN:
9780300227628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197112.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the new United States every state included a bill of rights guaranteeing religious liberty. But the meaning of those guarantees varied. Though Rhode Island and Pennsylvania had no established ... More


Taming ‘the Tyranny of Priests’: Hume’s Advocacy of Religious Establishments

Ryu Susato

in Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748699803
eISBN:
9781474416207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699803.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

For Hume, how to cope with the possible eruption of religious and political frenzies is one of the most crucial issues. He criticises any types of false religion throughout his writings, while ... More


The Ultra-Orthodox Community in Israel and the Right to an Exclusively Religious Education

Gila Stopler

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter discusses the exemption of Ultra-Orthodox boys’ high schools from teaching the mandatory state core curriculum. It claims that this exemption endangers the liberal underpinnings of the ... More


Genealogical Prestige and Marriage Strategy among the Ahl al-Bayt: The Case of the al-Sadr Family in Recent Times

Raffaele Mauriello

in Genealogy and Knowledge in Muslim Societies: Understanding the Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748644971
eISBN:
9781474400831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644971.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines how genealogy may be used for writing about the past by focusing on the family of the Prophet Muhammad and the evidence that genealogies provide regarding marriage alliances and ... 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


Political Activism and Its Discontents

in Ottoman Ulema, Turkish Republic: Agents of Change and Guardians of Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773119
eISBN:
9780804777766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773119.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the political activism of the ulema, whose involvement in politics became a topic of heated controversy after the Young Turk Revolution. Some ulema insisted that their ... More


Political Liberalism and Democratic Contestation

Matteo Bonotti

in Partisanship and Political Liberalism in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198739500
eISBN:
9780191802478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739500.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows how political liberalism nourishes political parties, by leaving many controversial issues open to democratic contestation. It especially focuses on religious issues, and argues ... More


Liberal Nationalism and Symbolic Religious Establishment

Cécile Laborde and Sune Lægaard

in Liberal Nationalism and Its Critics: Normative and Empirical Questions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842545
eISBN:
9780191878510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842545.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter examines whether religious markers can legitimately be part of a state supported national identity by considering symbolic religious establishment involving state endorsement of religion. ... More


Religious Establishment and Public Justification

Kevin Vallier

in Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794394
eISBN:
9780191835896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794394.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops a principle that determines when governmental activity constitutes an objectionable form of establishment, either religious or secular. Situated within the theory of public ... More


Contesting Visions of Reform

in Ottoman Ulema, Turkish Republic: Agents of Change and Guardians of Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773119
eISBN:
9780804777766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773119.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers debates over the reform of the ulema. Reform-minded ulema sought to redefine the ulema as agents of change whereas their more conservative peers viewed their role primarily as ... More


The Multiconfessional Establishment

Paul W. Werth

in The Tsar's Foreign Faiths: Toleration and the Fate of Religious Freedom in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199591770
eISBN:
9780191757778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591770.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter recounts the construction of Russia's multiconfessional religious order from the mid-eighteenth century to the mid-nineteenth. It describes how the imperial Russian state upheld the ... More


How Should We Treat Religion? On Exemptions and Exclusions

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/9780190666187.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The law of religious liberty in the United States tends to treat religion as special in two ways. It does first by offering religious citizens certain exemptions and accommodations based on their ... More


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