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The political origins of Religious liberty

The political origins of Religious liberty

Author: Anthony Gill
Publisher: Cambridge : University, 2008.
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Throughout history, governments have attempted to control religious organizations and limit religious freedom. Anthony Gill argues that political leaders are more likely to allow religious freedoms  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Gill
ISBN: 9780521612739 052161273X
OCLC Number: 954173770
Notes: Índices.
Awards: Winner of American Sociological Association Distinguished Book Award in the Religion Section 2008
Description: XV, 263 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: of liberty, laws, religion, and regulation; 2. The political origins of religious liberty; 3. Colonial British America; 4. Mexico and Latin America; 5. The Eastern Bloc and the Baltics (with Cheryl Zilinskas); 6. We gather together: the consequences of religious liberty.
Responsibility: Anthony Gill.


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'Gill arrives at ... conclusions through a rich and rigorous comparative analysis of three historical cases: colonial and early postcolonial America, Latin America, and post-Communist Eastern Europe Read more...

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