Freedom of religion / edited by A. van de Beek, E.A.J.G. Van der Borght, and B.P. Vermeulen.

The idea of freedom of religion was developed in Europe in the 16th and 17th century in the context of religious diversity as an alternative for religious wars.

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Other Authors: Beek, A. van de, Van der Borght, Ed. A. J. G., 1956-, Vermeulen, B. P.
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series:Studies in Reformed theology ; 19.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / A. van de Beek, E.A.J.G. Van der Borght, B.P. Vermeulen
  • The development of the concept
  • The freedom of religion in article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights : historical roots and today's dilemma's / B.P. Vermeulen
  • Autonomous communities as a solution for ethnic and religious freedom in Hungary and Transylvania : historical and systematic reflections / T. Juhasz
  • Case studies
  • Some reflections on religion and multiculturalism in Romania : towards a reappraisal of the grammar of traditions / S.E. Rogobete
  • Religious freedom and state neutrality : the South African experiment in religious rights / N. Vorster
  • 'Freedom of religion' in Indonesia : some thoughts from an international perspective / H. Lems
  • Topics
  • Marriage and religious freedom / H. Warnink
  • Freedom of religion and civil law / T.J. van der Ploeg
  • Contractual religious freedom / R. Torfs
  • Perspectives
  • Current options for the constitutional implementation of religious freedom / J.M. Vorster
  • Being church and freedom of religion : the function and ambit of religious freedom / P. Coertzen
  • State, church, and civil society : an analysis of two recent ecclesial documents / E.A.J.G. Van der Borght
  • To be free, religion should keep herself free / A. van de Beek
  • Religion and violence / P.B. Cliteur
  • Challenges and dilemmas / A. van de Beek, E.A.J.G. Van der Borght, B.P. Vermeulen.