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  • “Multiculturalism and Religious Identity: Canada and India” (Sikka & Beaman eds.)

    “Multiculturalism and Religious Identity: Canada and India” (Sikka & Beaman eds.) Last month, McGill-Queens University Press released “Multiculturalism and Religious Identity: Canada and India” edited by Sonia Sikka (University of Ottawa) and Lori G. Beaman (University of Ottawa). The publisher’s description follows: How, and to what extent, can religion be included within c ...

    18 readers - Stephanie Cipolla/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
  • Hertel, “The Crescent Remembered”

    Hertel, “The Crescent Remembered” This December, Sussex Academic Press will release “The Crescent Remembered: Islam and Nationalism on the Iberian Peninsula” by Patricia Hertel (University of Basel). The publisher’s description follows: Contemporary Spain and Portugal share a historical experience as Iberian states which emerged within the context of al-Andalus.

    9 readers - John Boersma/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
    • Clarence Darrow: Archetype of an American Trial Lawyer — Part II

      Last time, I focused on Clarence Darrow’s cases and other accomplishments as recounted in John A. Farrell’s biography, Clarence Darrow, Attorney for the Damned (Vintage Books: New York, 2011; 561 pp. $12.92). But Darrow wasn’t just a lawyer. He was a radical and activist. He was a sometime politician. Surely, he was a celebrity, and some would say, he was a public intellectual. He was a writer.
      10 readers - Rich Cassidy/ On Lawyering
    • Foret, “Religion and Politics in the European Union”

      Foret, “Religion and Politics in the European Union” This November, Cambridge University Press will release “Religion and Politics in the European Union: The Secular Canopy” by François Foret (Université Libre de Bruxelles). The publisher’s description follows: This book analyzes the place and influence of religion in European politics. François Foret presents the ...
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    • “Freedom of Speech and Islam” (Kolig, ed.)

      “Freedom of Speech and Islam” (Kolig, ed.) Last month, Ashgate Publishing released “Freedom of Speech and Islam” edited by Erich Kolig (University of Otago). The publisher’s description follows: Freedom of speech and expression is considered in the West a high public good and an important social value, underpinned by legislative and ethical norms.
      7 readers - Stephanie Cipolla/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM

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      …Hertel, “The Crescent Remembered” This December, Sussex Academic Press will release “The Crescent Remembered: Islam and Nationalism on the Iberian Peninsula” by Patricia Hertel (University of Basel). The publisher’s description follows: Contemporary Spain and Portugal share a historical experience as Iberian states which emerged within the context…

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    • ASP Book Review: PASS THE BAR EXAM

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    • Haynes, “Faith-Based Organizations at the United Nations”

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