Books

  • 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.

    31 readers - John Boersma/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
  • Gómez-Rivas, “Law and the Islamization of Morocco under the Almoravids”

    Gómez-Rivas, “Law and the Islamization of Morocco under the Almoravids” This month, Brill Publishing releases “Law and the Islamization of Morocco under the Almoravids: The Fatwās of Ibn Rushd al-Jadd to the Far Maghrib” by Camilo Gómez-Rivas (University of California, Santa Cruz). The publisher’s description follows: Law and the Islamization of Morocco under the Almoravids ...

    10 readers - Stephanie Cipolla/ 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.
      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 ...
      7 readers - John Boersma/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM

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