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Religious freedom

Timothy Samuel Shah

Religious freedom

why now? : defending an embattled human right

by Timothy Samuel Shah

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Published by Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freedom of religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementthe Witherspoon Institute Task Force on International Religious Freedom ; Timothy Samuel Shah, principal author ; Matthew J. Franck, editor-in-chief ; Thomas F. Farr, chairman of the task force
    ContributionsFranck, Matthew J., Farr, Thomas F. (Thomas Franklin), 1948-, Witherspoon Institute. Task Force on International Religious Freedom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV741 .S48 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25333508M
    ISBN 109780981491196, 9780985108700
    LC Control Number2012931788

      John Inazu, a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis, whose book Confident Pluralism lays out an approach that might help bridge differences between LGBT and religious freedom. "Beyond Religious Freedom tackles a crucial topic, is compellingly structured, and has a powerful and highly critical line of argument. I learned an enormous amount from this fascinating book."—Christian Reus-Smit, author of Individual Rights and the Making of the International System "This is a compelling, stimulating, and original book.

      "[Wilken's] contribution to the religious freedom conversation is undeniable. Readers of this book interested in the development of religious freedom will have their apertures widened by fifteen hundred years."—Josiah Aden, Ethika Politika. The book considers the extent to which religious interests are protected in the workplace, with particular reference to the protection against religious discrimination provided by the Employment Equality (Religion and Belief) Regulations It establishes a principled basis for determining the proper scope of religious freedom at work, and considers the interaction of freedom of .

    “The book brings together conversations from a range of sources, including on the politics of international human rights and the European Court’s jurisprudence; the study of contemporary religion; law and the legalization of religious difference; Turkish and Alevi studies; and debates over religion and religious freedom, and the politics of.   Just this week, an extreme anti-religious group based in Wisconsin, the Freedom From Religion Foundation, sent a letter threatening my friend, Governor Kay Ivey, because she cited the book of.


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