Principled or Pragmatic Foundations for the Freedom of Conscience?

  title={Principled or Pragmatic Foundations for the Freedom of Conscience?},
  author={John Thomas Noonan},
  journal={Journal of Law and Religion},
  pages={203 - 212}
  • J. Noonan
  • Published 1987
  • History
  • Journal of Law and Religion
Joan in her last moments had wonderful contrition and broke out into words so Catholic and devout that they moved everyone in that great throng, including the English cardinal and many other Englishmen. She asked me to stay with her at the end and humbly begged me to go to a nearby church and bring her a cross, and I held it erect before her eyes, until her passing, so she could always and ceaselessly see the cross. In the middle of the flames, she never stopped confessing and crying out in… 
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Religion And Rights: A Medieval Perspective

  • B. Tierney
  • Philosophy
    Journal of Law and Religion
  • 1987
In this paper I want to present some background material about the interplay of religious concepts and rights theories during the Christian middle ages. We may note at the outset that there always

Reflections on the Symposium: An Ordered Inquiry Into the Relation of Civil Rights Law and Religion

The Symposium on The Religious Foundations of Civil Rights Law originated in response to an apparent crisis that has emerged in the Nation's understanding of civil rights law. The character of the

“The Religious Foundations of Civil Rights Law” and the Study of Law and Religion in an Interdisciplinary Framework

Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports … let it simply be asked where is the security for prosperity, for reputation,