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Christianity And Freedom: Volume 1, Historical Perspectives

Christianity And Freedom: Volume 1, Historical Perspectives - ISBN: 9781107561830
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Beschrijving

Leading historians uncover the unappreciated role of Christianity in the development of freedoms from antiquity through today.

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Titel: Christianity And Freedom: Volume 1, Historical Perspectives
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 430
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Overige religies
Afmetingen: 229 x 153 x 27
Gewicht: 626 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781107561830
Intern nummer: 36671697
Volume: 1

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'A particular strength of this collection of essays is that none of the authors denies that Christians and Christian institutions have on many occasions violated the rightful freedoms of others. This frank acknowledgment, however, is accompanied by an argument that permeates many of the papers: that it was, for the most part, Christianity that provided the moral, theological, and cultural principles upon which Christians and others have drawn to condemn unjust coercion.' Samuel Samuel Gregg, The Public Discourse

Inhoudsopgave

Introduction. Christianity and freedom: ancient roots and historical innovations Timothy Samuel Shah; 1. God and freedom: biblical roots of the Western idea of liberty Rémi Brague; 2. Theological and secular arguments for religious freedom in early Christian thought Timothy Samuel Shah; 3. The Christian roots of religious freedom Robert Louis Wilken; 4. Lactantius on religious liberty and his influence on Constantine Elizabeth DePalma Digeser; 5. Augustine and religious freedom John Rist; 6. Christianity and the roots of human dignity in late antiquity Kyle Harper; 7. Liberty of conscience and freedom of religion in the medieval canonists and theologians Ian Christopher Levy; 8. Faith, liberty, and the defense of the poor: Bishop Las Casas in the history of human rights David M. Lantigua; 9. Calvinist contributions to freedom in early modern Europe John Witte, Jr; 10. Constitutional protection of the freedom of conscience in colonial America: the Rhode Island and Pennsylvania experiments David Little; 11. Christianity and freedom in the American founding Matthew J. Franck; 12. Vibrant Christian pluralism and the evolution and defense of religious liberty in America Judge Kenneth Winston Starr; 13. Orthodox Christian contributions to freedom: historical foundations, contemporary problematics Elizabeth H. Prodromou; 14. Christianity: a straggler on the road to liberty? Daniel Philpott; 15. Protestant missionaries and the centrality of conversion attempts for the spread of education, printing, colonial reform, and political democracy Robert D. Woodberry.

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