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Samuel Pufendorf and Religious Intolerance in the Early Enlightenment

Thomas Ahnert

in Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265406
eISBN:
9780191760457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265406.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the German jurist and philosopher Samuel Pufendorf as a theorist of religious intolerance. Usually, Pufendorf is associated with the defence of some degree of religious ... More


Religious Intolerance in America: A Documentary History

John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833896
eISBN:
9781469604091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895955_corrigan
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

American narratives often celebrate the nation's rich heritage of religious freedom. There is, however, a less told and often ignored part of the story: the ways that intolerance and cultures of hate ... More


Religious Intolerance, Trauma, and the International

John Corrigan

in Religious Intolerance, America, and the World: A History of Forgetting and Remembering

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226313931
eISBN:
9780226314099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314099.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

National identity is given narrative form in a national myth, or set of myths. In America, the myth of the exceptional nation, the providentially authorized beacon to the world, lingers. It is ... More


Introduction

John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal

in Religious Intolerance in America, Second Edition: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655628
eISBN:
9781469655642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655628.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The introduction orients the reader to the study of religious intolerance and America. It recounts the ways religious intolerance has been diminished or erased from U.S. religious history textbooks ... More


Wedding Cakes and White Supremacy: Religious Intolerance in the Twenty-First Century

John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal

in Religious Intolerance in America, Second Edition: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655628
eISBN:
9781469655642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655628.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines recent instances of religious intolerance, including the shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue, white supremacy and the Unite the Right rally, and conservative ... More


Indonesia: Democracy Tested amid Rising Intolerance

Cherian George

in Hate Spin: The Manufacture of Religious Offense and Its Threat to Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035309
eISBN:
9780262336086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035309.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines rising religious intolerance in Indonesia, which threatens its reputation for moderatism and secularism. A relatively young democracy, Indonesia’s newly opened political terrain ... More


Introduction

Ole Peter Grell

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Religious intolerance was the norm throughout the Christian Middle Ages. The era of the Reformation is especially notorious for persecution of Protestants by Catholics and vice versa. This book ... More


Christian Perspectives

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/9780199606474.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines various theological, specifically Christian, justifications for religious freedom. For long periods Christians gave vent to their unswerving conviction that they alone heard ... More


Religious Intolerance in America, Second Edition: A Documentary History

John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655628
eISBN:
9781469655642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The story of religion in America is one of unparalleled diversity and protection of the religious rights of individuals. But that story is a muddied one. This new and expanded edition of a classroom ... More


Intolerance toward “New” Religions in the Twentieth Century

John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal

in Religious Intolerance in America, Second Edition: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655628
eISBN:
9781469655642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655628.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the power of the “cult” stereotype and how it is used against minority religious groups rhetorically, legally, and, in some cases, violently. The primary sources, ranging from ... More


“A Space within the Revolution”: Religious Cubans and the Secular State

CHRISTINE AYORINDE

in The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031927
eISBN:
9780813038513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031927.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the removal of religious intolerance in Cuba during the 1990s. This removal was the result of a rethinking of the Cuban revolutionary project that followed the collapse of the ... More


Foreign Printing-Workers in Spain

Clive Griffin

in Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280735
eISBN:
9780191712920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280735.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Many Frenchmen and Flemings migrated to Spain in the 16th century. Printers were traditionally peripatetic, and semi-trained foreign typographers chose the Iberian Peninsula because the lack of ... More


‘Miracles of this Latter Age’: Providence, Confessional Politics, and Patriotism

Alexandra Walsham

in Providence in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the persistent conflict between Catholics and Protestants, and the aggravated rifts and frictions in the 1620s within the established Church itself, regarding the ... More


Economic Trust and Religious Violence

Taco Terpstra

in Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691172088
eISBN:
9780691189703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172088.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the changing world of the fourth century CE, a time of social ferment heightened by the Roman emperors' adoption of Christianity as a religion of state. Although this shift ... More


Introduction

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/9780199606474.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the importance of religious tolerance and religious freedom in the twenty-first century. It presents examples of people exercising their right of ... More


Strategic Dissolution and the Politics of Opposition: Parallels in the State Raids on the Twelve Tribes and the FLDS

Jean Swantko Wiseman

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines similarities in the state raids on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch in Eldorado in 2008 and the Twelve Tribes ... More


Optimism under Oppression: Maskilic History in Russia, 1825–1855

Shmuel Feiner

in Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774433
eISBN:
9781800340138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774433.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the Russian Haskalah. The historical context in which the Russian Haskalah was established and developed was marked by a constant struggle with political issues raised by the ... More


Globalization, Terrorism, and Human Rights: The Mouse that Roared

Edwin Tanner

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses a fundamental issue of debate — the mounting incidence of intolerance when it is not confronted in a pluralistic context. Adopting the premise that some States in the world, ... More


Roman Error: Classical Reception and the Problem of Rome's Flaws

Basil Dufallo (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198803034
eISBN:
9780191841774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803034.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

In the eyes of posterity, ancient Rome is deeply flawed, whether because of political corruption or imperial domination, the practice of slavery or religious intolerance, sexual immorality or other ... More


On Weakened Ground: The AAUP, Pedagogy, and the Struggle over Academic Freedom

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) efforts to exercise and maximize academic freedom of faculty and tenure at religious and secular institutions. It ... More


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