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  • The Genealogy of Terror

    How to Distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism

    By Matthew Wilkinson

    In the context of political upheaval, terrorist violence and theological-legal confusion in the Muslim-majority world, that impacts upon the whole world, there is an urgent need for a clear philosophical-legal differentiation of different types of religious-legal phenomena that all have an Islamic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Law and Religion

  • Law, Religion, and Freedom

    Conceptualizing a Common Right

    Edited by W. Cole Durham, Jr., Javier Martinez Torron, Donlu D Thayer

    This book examines conceptualizations of religious freedom in various dimensions. The collection brings together leading experts from law, religious studies, social anthropology, and international relations, who present different perspectives which query, define, and clarify aspects of this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference

    Edited by W. Cole Durham Jr., Donlu Thayer

    Religion, Pluralism, and Reconciling Difference brings together vital and thoughtful contributions treating aspects of mounting worldwide tensions concerning the relationship between religious diversity and social harmony. Religious pluralism can contribute to tensions in employment, media coverage…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging contexts for freedom for and from Religion

    Edited by Brett Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Wooley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Religion and the Public Sphere

    New Conversations

    Edited by James Walters, Esther Kersley

    Religion and the Public Sphere: New Conversations explores the changing contribution of religion to public life today. Bringing together a diverse group of preeminent scholars on religion, each chapter explores an aspect of religion in the public realm, from law, liberalism, the environment and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19 

  • Legal Pluralism and Conflicts of Human Rights

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi

    The complex legal situations arising from the coexistence of international law, state law, social and religious norms in different parts of the world often include scenarios of conflict between them. These conflicting norms issued from different categories of ‘laws’ result in difficulties in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Juris Diversitas

  • Religious Literacy, Law and History

    Perspectives on European Pluralist Societies

    Edited by Alberto Melloni, Francesca Cadeddu

    This book examines religious illiteracy in Europe. It seeks to understand religious illiteracy and its effects on the social and political milieu through the framing of the historical, institutional, religious, social, juridical and educational conditions within which it arises. Divided into four…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution

    Origins and Future

    By Luke Beck

    This book examines the origins of Australia’s constitutional religious freedom provision. It explores, on the one hand, the political activities and motives of religious leaders seeking to give the Australian Constitution a religious character and, on the other, the political activities and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution

    The Supreme Court’s Challenge

    By Mark P. Strasser

    The United States is extremely diverse religiously and, not infrequently, individuals sincerely contend that they are unable to act in accord with law as a matter of conscience. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the free exercise of religion and the United States…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity

    National Narratives, Multiple Identities and Minorities

    Edited by Marie-Claire Foblets, Katayoun Alidadi

    Focussing on the work of the national commissions of Britain, France, Belgium and Quebec Volume II gathers together the experts directly involved in the commissions discussed and documented in Volume I. The most prominent figures involved in the commissions reflect on the compromises made and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 

  • Kosher and Halal Business Compliance

    By John Lever, Johan Fischer

    Within the last two decades or so, kosher and halal markets have become global in scope and states, manufacturers, restaurants, shops, certifiers and consumers around the world are faced with ever stricter and more complex kosher and halal requirements – most clearly exemplified by Muslim and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 

  • The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Appropriation, Integration and Legislation

    Edited by Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar

    During its expansion from the Amazon jungle to Western societies, ayahuasca use has encountered different legal and cultural responses. Following on from the earlier edited collection, The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora continues to explore how certain alternative global religious groups,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

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