Is the Problem Really Religious Freedom?

Day 4
Session 12
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5:05 PM

Post-liberal conservatives and progressive culture warriors alike often center their anxiety on religious freedom, the state's power to coerce or not coerce a moral consensus, and collateral damage to liberties. But is the problem really religious freedom? Addressing the New Critics, and post-liberal conservatives, this talk will argue that underlying the more sensational public disagreements about moral coercion and religious freedom are rival and incompatible accounts of the religious and the secular, and a new public consensus we are struggling to make, or not to make.

 

Recommended Reading

den Dulk and Joustra, The Church and Religious Persecution

Joustra, The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom

Course Year:

2020

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