Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality by Martha Craven Nussbaum
I earlier published a review of Professor Nussbaum's The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age. That book skims through arguments she fleshed out in greater detail and with different historical examples in Liberty of Conscience.
I want to reproduce a few passages which described some aspects of U.S. history which I'd never heard.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Monday, May 04, 2015
Leonard Levy, in his book Blasphemy: Verbal Offense Against the Sacred, from Moses to Salman Rushdie, quotes Keith Ward as a person who, in the wake of the persecution of Salman Rushdie, changed his opinion from support of the United Kingdom's blasphemy laws to their rejection. I acquired the source document to understand Ward's views in more depth.