Religion

Liberty is an idea and an idealized state of being that can be traced through many of the religious traditions of the world. Across time periods, theological differences, and cultural contexts, many different religious thinkers have arrived at an understanding of the importance of liberty–coupled with some form of moral responsibility–in the organization and conduct of human affairs. We encourage you to explore the quotations in this collection to discover more about the connection between liberty and religion.

See also the extracts, chapters, and introductions in the Religion section of the Ideas page.