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Roger Trigg on the Importance of Religious Freedom


ROGER TRIGG

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Date:
2/28/2012

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ABSTRACT Roger Trigg on the Importance of Religious Freedom - YouTube Create Account | Sign In Browse | Movies | Upload Search Roger Trigg on the Importance of Religious Freedom berkleycenter Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe Loading... 260 videos Sign in or sign up now! Loading... Close Upgrade to the latest Flash Player for improved playback performance. Upgrade now or more info . 127 views Like Add to Share Loading... Sign in or sign up now! Uploaded by berkleycenter on Feb 28, 2012 For more on this event, visit: http://bit.ly/zcruSa For a full-length video of this event, visit: http://vimeo.com/37377019 For more on the Berkley Center, visit: http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu February 13, 2012 | This video has been excerpted from the Berkley Center's event Equality, Freedom, & Religion Does the US government have the right to force religious schools and colleges to offer forms of birth-control in their employee healthcare plans which violate tenets of their morality? Should Christian couples in the UK be barred from fostering children if their religion forbids them to teach the moral acceptance of homosexual practice? All human rights are valuable and worthy of protection, and yet in recent years the right to put religious belief into practice has taken a backseat to the pursuit of other social priorities. Philosopher and Religious Freedom Project scholar Roger Trigg addressed these important and controversial issues as he discusses his new book, Equality, Freedom, and Religion (Oxford, 2012), which raises the question of whether any freedom can be preserved for long if the basic human right to freedom of religious belief and practice is subordinated to other social concerns (particularly to the pursuit of equality). Responding to the book will be William Galston, Brookings Institute scholar and former policy advisor to President Clinton, and Helen Alvaré, professor of law at George Mason University and regular commentator on issues of law and religion. Category: Education Tags: Georgetown Berkley Center Roger Trigg Freedom of Religion Religious Freedom Human Rights License: Standard YouTube License 1 likes, 0 dislikes As Seen On: First Thoughts Show more Show less Link to this comment: Share to: see all All Comments (0) Sign In or Sign Up now to post a comment! Loading comment... Loading... 10:21 Watch Later Error l'HODM épisode 45 -2 by EspritKritik 227 views 2:27 Watch Later Error Imran Khan on Spirituality and Importance of Religion by sirfpakistani1 615 views 3:55 Watch Later E.......