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Politics of Religious Freedom$
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Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, and Saba Mahmood

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780226248479

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.001.0001

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What Is Religious Freedom Supposed to Free?

What Is Religious Freedom Supposed to Free?

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(p.57) Chapter Four What Is Religious Freedom Supposed to Free?
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Politics of Religious Freedom
Author(s):

Webb Keane

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0006

This essay contrasts religion as belief with religion as morality. The former understands religion as propositional, while the latter is a matter of divinely sanctioned sensibilities. Keane emphasizes that proponents of religion and irreligion alike are concerned with how individuals make decisions about questions of meaning and value.

Keywords:   religious freedom, religion, belief, morality, irreligion, Christian Moderns

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