Item description for Religious Liberty in Western Thought (Emory University Studies in Law and Religion) by Noel B. Reynolds, W. Cole Durham, Jr. & Eerdmans...
In this volume, ten leading scholars harvest the best of Western thinking on religious liberty. An opening chapter shows how religious liberty emerged slowly in the West through centuries of cruel experience and growing enlightenment. Separate chapters thereafter take up the unique roles of such titans as Marsilius, Luther, Calvin, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Burke, Tocqueville, and the American framers in the Western drama of religious liberty. From widely divergent experiences, these titans discovered the cardinal principles of religious liberty--religious pluralism and toleration, religious equality and non-discrimination, liberty of conscience and association, freedom of expression and exercise. From widely discordant convictions, they distilled the most enduring models of church and state and of religion and law in the West--from the organic models of earlier centuries to the dualistic models of more recent times.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.22" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.83" Weight: 1.02 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2000
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN 0802848532 ISBN13 9780802848536
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More About Noel B. Reynolds, W. Cole Durham, Jr. & Eerdmans
Reynolds is Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University.
Noel B. Reynolds has published or released items in the following series...
Emory University Studies in Law and Religion (Eerdmans)