Category Archives: Freedom of Religion and Belief (Human Rights)

ESITIS 2017

Next week, from 26-29 April 2017, the European Society for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies will be holding its bi-annual conference. This time in M√ľnster, Germany. There is an excellent line-up of speakers (including amongst more illustrious folk my good … Continue reading

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Religion and Politics: CNA with Profs Julius Lipner, Jospeh Liow, Vali Nasr, and Yan Kejia

On the sidelines of this year’s SRP (Studies in Interreligious Relations in Plural Societies Programme) Symposium, Channel News Asia recorded this episode of Between the Lines documentary with Profs Lipner, Liow, Nasr, and Yan from (respectively): Cambridge University and SRP, … Continue reading

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The Social Equality of Religion and Belief

My review of Alan Carling, ed., The Social Equality of Freedom and Belief, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 is now available on the “Reading Religion” website of the AAR. You can read it here: http://readingreligion.org/books/social-equality-religion-or-belief This book adds to … Continue reading

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Discussing Religious Freedom: Need for Religious Literacy

This is a paper I wrote recently on the issue of religious literacy: https://www.academia.edu/15467808/Discussing_Religious_Freedom_Need_for_Religious_Literacy It discusses an article originally from the Washington Post by Daniel Philpott which can be found here: http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/cornerstone/are-muslim-countries-really-unreceptive-to-religious-freedom In it he argues that there is nothing … Continue reading

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Human Rights and Religious Freedom Training in Turkmenistan

The text below is the Press Release from the University of Winchester: Winchester academics share religious expertise in Turkmenistan 19 June 2014 Two University of Winchester lecturers have returned from Turkmenistan where they were asked to share their expertise in … Continue reading

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