Equality, freedom, and religion by Roger Trigg

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  • Social aspects,
  • Freedom of religion,
  • Equality,
  • Religious discrimination

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StatementRoger Trigg
LC ClassificationsBV741 .T75 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination184 pages
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27172357M
ISBN 10019967129X
ISBN 109780199671298
LC Control Number2013454290

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Is enough effort made to accommodate those motivated by a religious conscience. All rights matter but at times the right to put religious beliefs into practice increasingly takes second place in the law of different countries to the pursuit of other social priorities.

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The protection of freedom of worship is often seen as sufficient, and religious practices are Author: Roger Trigg. But this book is really concerned with a much larger topic: equality in religion, race, and representation.

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Freedom and equality are often viewed as conflicting values. But there are at least three conceptions of freedom-negative, positive, and republican-and three conceptions of equality-of standing, esteem, and authority. Libertarians argue that rights to negative liberty override claims to positive liberty.

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Though the Trump administration’s position on LGBT rights is difficult to pin down, the president has made repeated overtures to conservative religious groups. I recently had the opportunity to comment upon Professor Roger Trigg’s Equality, Freedom, & Religion (), courtesy of Professor Thomas Farr’s Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University.

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inherent incompatibility between the right to freedom of religion or belief and gender equality. Instead, the two should be understood in a holistic manner as mutually reinforcing human rights norms. Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief1 [B]y also empowering groups who traditionally experience discrimination.

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The management of religious and ideological diversity remains a key challenge of our time – deeply entangled with debates about the nature of liberal democracy, equality, social cohesion, minorities and nationalism, security and foreign policy.

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Leading scholars and experts in law, religious studies and international relations, thoughtfully consider issues and tensions arising in contemporary debates over religion and equality in many parts of the world.

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