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Review – Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways

Review – Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways

With philosophically rigourous analysis, Roy goes beyond the well-trod tropes of ‘radical Islam’ and pushes us to think outside of a ‘clash of civilizations’ paradigm.

Whose God? A Human Rights Approach

Whose God? A Human Rights Approach

The modern international human rights regime offers an alternative to secularism because it establishes standards for both state neutrality and engagement with religion.

Global Christian Networks for Human Dignity

Global Christian Networks for Human Dignity

Perhaps we stand at a hinge point of Christian history as the faith’s contribution to dignity and freedom becomes more fully manifest and global.

Sociotheology: The Significance of Religious Worldviews

Sociotheology: The Significance of Religious Worldviews

Being empathetic is not the same as morally approving of violence but understanding that there can be a political and religious rationale behind ‘their’ violence.

Shifting Territorial Orders and Religion

Shifting Territorial Orders and Religion

All ingredients for a religious revival are present in the current era: the experience of imperial threat and a change in the spatial configuration of authority.

Edited Collection – Nations under God: The Geopolitics of Faith in the 21st Century

Edited Collection – Nations under God: The Geopolitics of Faith in the 21st Century

Over 30 leading scholars focus on the complex roles that religions play in world affairs and move beyond the simplistic narratives and polemics which swamp the discourse.

How to Win the War on War?

How to Win the War on War?

Either we agree that we are effectively free of war, and guaranteed to suffer its burden even less, or we hold ourselves to be condemned to it, with naught to be done.

Scourging Paganism Past and Present: The Tragic Irony of Palmyra

Scourging Paganism Past and Present: The Tragic Irony of Palmyra

The destruction of pagan historical records, in Europe as in Syria, forces us to confront how societies view, construct and instrumentalise the past.

Review – Christian Approaches to International Affairs

Review – Christian Approaches to International Affairs

Despite its faults, Troy’s book is still an important intervention into debates focusing on how religion should be integrated into IR.

Regulating Religion in Public Space

Regulating Religion in Public Space

Is it wrong to prevent some religious groups from putting up certain buildings or should a religious majority be allowed to shape public space just as it wishes?

The Catholic Church in International Politics

The Catholic Church in International Politics

The Catholic Church sees itself as a universal association of believers in a Christian God, serves to enlarge normative space in IR, and deploys Faith and Hope as values for global society.

The Nature and Role of the Catholic Church and the Holy See in the International Order

The Nature and Role of the Catholic Church and the Holy See in the International Order

The Catholic Church has a unique status in international law and relations. Through the international person of the Holy See, the Church exercises sovereignty in international relations.

Papal Politics, Paul VI, and Vatican II: The Reassertion of Papal Absolutism

Papal Politics, Paul VI, and Vatican II: The Reassertion of Papal Absolutism

After Pope John XXIII died, Paul VI used three encyclical letters to defeat the conciliarism of Vatican II, and advance papal absolutism in areas like indulgences, celibacy, and birth control.

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