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By Timothy Samuel Shah,Allen D. Hertzke

In quantity 1 of Christianity and Freedom, best historians discover the unappreciated function of Christianity within the improvement of simple human rights and freedoms from antiquity via this day. those comprise radical notions of dignity and equality, non secular freedom, liberty of sense of right and wrong, constrained govt, consent of the ruled, fiscal liberty, independent 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 heritage, political technological know-how, and sociology, this quantity turns into a regular reference paintings for historians, political scientists, theologians, scholars, newshounds, enterprise leaders, opinion shapers, and policymakers.

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