Toleration and its enemies: the Danish Muhammad caricatures

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    After a presentation of the development of freedom of expression in Danish constitutional law, to freedom of the press in European human rights law - the Jersild case- to a right to mock and ridicule other faiths in recent Danish practice, the essay of Locke on toleration is examined, its background in arminist protestant theology of toleration considered, its conclusion that only faiths that demand allegiance and obedience to foreign powers can be excluded from toleration is highlighted.
    Translated title of the contributionTolerance og dens fjender : de danske muhammad karikaturer
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIl Diritto fra interpretazione e storia : Liber amicorum in onore di Angel Antonio Cervati
    EditorsAugusto Cerri, Peter Häberle, Ib Martin Jarvad, Paolo Ridola, Dian Schefold
    Number of pages27
    Place of PublicationRom
    Publication date2010
    Pages1 - 27
    ChapterTomo Terzo
    ISBN (Print)978-88-548-3262-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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