Law, Religion, and Human Rights in David Little's Thought

in Journal of Law and Religion 32 (2017): 197-201

6 Pages Posted: 28 Dec 2017 Last revised: 2 Feb 2020

Date Written: December 21, 2017

Abstract

This Essay traces David Little’s pioneering work on religion, human rights, and religious freedom over the past half century, and its distillation in a recent collection of his essay and Festschrift in his honor.

Keywords: David Little; human rights; religious freedom; conscience; free exercise of religion; Roger Williams; John Calvin; Calvinism; malum in se; religious skepticism; natural law; natural rights; self-evidence; harm principle; gratuitous pain; two-tiered rights theory

Suggested Citation

Witte, John, Law, Religion, and Human Rights in David Little's Thought (December 21, 2017). in Journal of Law and Religion 32 (2017): 197-201, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3091871

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