Tag: Truth the Foundation of Just Government


13
Nov 2020

In my treatment of social justice, after discussing religion, marriage, and work, I have finally turned my attention to the role of the government. Over the past two Sundays I argued that the protection of rights – at least according to the modern understanding of rights – does not provide an adequate foundation for government. Using the experience of the United States and the radical nature of the divisions that torment our pluralistic nation, I showed that rights require a principle of limitation. We could put it this way: freedom of religion......

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