Part VII Rights, Ch.43 Freedom of Religion
András Sajó, Renáta Uitz
Edited By: Michel Rosenfeld, András Sajó
Historically, freedom of religion evolved through the competition of state sovereign power and religious communities. The development of the applicable legal regime also depends of the nature and intensity of religious beliefs and the social functions of religion. Religions have different and changing theological positions regarding the scope of individual religious freedom, while religious organizations are known to have denied the religious freedom of believers of other religions. Nevertheless, from ancient times in a few historical instances people were allowed...