Conceptions of Law and Liberty in the Abrahamic Faith Traditions
This conference explored the roots of conceptions of law and liberty, and their interrelations in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions. These traditions have been the source of immensely influential conceptions of law, its ground, and its purpose, and they are also sources of conceptions of human liberty, why it matters, and how it is grounded in law. Examining key thinkers in these traditions, from late antiquity to the early modern period, informed our understanding of fundamental issues and supplied us with resources for understanding the relevance of crucial periods in these traditions.
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