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The issues that the author investigates are the following: (1) whether military proselytism falls under article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights (hereafter ECHR); (2) whether the crime of proselytism in Greece is contrary to article 7 and article 14 of the ECHR; (3) whether the church establishment is useful to a state; (4) whether the church establishment generates discrimination on the basis of religion; and (5) whether the British church establishment constitutes a model for other countries that maintain a state or official religion, like Greece (according to the prevailing opinion there).
Broad as were the principles upon which the national government was based, the matter of church establishment or dis-establishment, of taxation compulsory or voluntary contribution, of test acts, oaths and religious qualifications for office, was left entirely to the discretion of the sovereign states.
He argues that the concept of religious freedom evolved, originally meaning only freedom of religious practice and belief, then, freedom from religious taxes, and eventually, the absence of a national church establishment.
Only in the context of his essay on Maritain, and in a brief conclusion, does Song address the issue of a church establishment.
Those deemed false mystics were actively competing with the official church establishment for material and spiritual support, presuming that God had made them intermediaries in place of ordained priests.
Nonetheless, the New York church establishment used the 25th anniversary of Day's death to forward the official drive for her canonization.
Dr David Jenkins, last but one holder of the post, often found himself in hot water with the church establishment and the then Conservative government.
He never became a card-carrying member of the civic or church establishment.
Dr David Jenkins, the last but one holder of the post, often found himself in hot water with the church establishment and the then Conservative government.
The Church establishment seems to have been fobbed-off with their plastic copies of the Lindisfarne Gospels.