Eight. Religious Freedom and the Interests of Children

  1. Russell Blackford

Published Online: 30 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118153321.ch8

Freedom of Religion and the Secular State

Freedom of Religion and the Secular State

How to Cite

Blackford, R. (2012) Religious Freedom and the Interests of Children, in Freedom of Religion and the Secular State, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118153321.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2012

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Public Philosophy

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael Boylan

Series Editor Information

  1. Marymount University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658864

Online ISBN: 9781118153321

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Keywords:

  • religious freedom, and children;
  • state, and welfare of children;
  • cutting across secular welfare, children;
  • Lockean, transmission of one's faith;
  • parents, legal rights over children;
  • liberal political principles;
  • doctrines of hellfire;
  • religion, and medical treatment;
  • US courts, “a liberal…rationality”;
  • teaching tolerance, sex education

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Parental Rights and the Lockean Model

  • Indoctrination and Punishment

  • Health and Medical Issues

  • Education

  • The Evolution Debate

  • Educational Accommodations

  • Conclusion