EDITOR'S NOTE: While plenty of issues around the world today raise important questions about religious freedom, at Cornerstone, we don't want to forget about the past. In this blog series by RFP scholar Anthony Gill, religious freedom is viewed from a historical perspective—specifically through the observations of Adam Smith.
Human beings often have historical myopia, thinking that the problems or phenomena being faced in our contemporary world are new to our age. Hardly! Indeed, the human condition is frequently a repetition of themes experienced by our forefathers and their forefathers before them. To cite Ecclesiastes (1:9): “What has been will be again; what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.”
October 22, 2014
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