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By Timothy Samuel Shah,Allen D. Hertzke

ISBN-10: 1107124581

ISBN-13: 9781107124585

ISBN-10: 1107561833

ISBN-13: 9781107561830

In quantity 1 of Christianity and Freedom, best historians discover the unappreciated function of Christianity within the improvement of easy human rights and freedoms from antiquity via this day. those contain radical notions of dignity and equality, non secular freedom, liberty of sense of right and wrong, restricted executive, consent of the ruled, fiscal liberty, self reliant civil society, and church-state separation, in addition to newer advances in democracy, human rights, and human improvement. Acknowledging that the list is blended, students record how the seeds of freedom in Christianity antedate and eventually undermine later Christian justifications and practices of persecution. Drawing from historical past, political technological know-how, and sociology, this quantity becomes a typical reference paintings for historians, political scientists, theologians, scholars, newshounds, enterprise leaders, opinion shapers, and policymakers.

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