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And while there have been periods of decline and periods of vacillation, the long arc of judicial intervention has bent toward greater and greater disestablishment.
Principles of religious liberty and disestablishment emerged from a dissenting Protestant commitment "to the right of private judgment in matters of biblical interpretation--a corollary of the Protestant doctrine of the priesthood of believers" (1).
Green is much more persuasive when analyzing the evolution of the new republic's reception of disestablishment and the progressive enlargement of its scope in the nineteenth century.
21) Wool Board Disestablishment Co Ltd v Saxmere Co Ltd [2007] NZCA 349 (15 August 2007).
The First Amendment at the national level, like disestablishment at the state level, was intended to prevent the government from exercising control over religion, which was seen as a particularly important and valuable institution for the formation of public character and opinion in a republic.
alternative prospect of adopting familial disestablishment through state
He quoted former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey who said that disestablishment would be inevitable.
MacCarthy examines the Anglican diocese of Lismore from the Act of Union until the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland in 1869: 'the Disestablishment Act of 1869 represents such a rigid and final dividing line, seldom paralleled before in history' (p.
Both organizations were designated for disestablishment under BRAC 2005, with their mission and functions consolidated into SSC Pacific.