Post Tagged with: "secularism"

Ontologicidal Violence: The Muslim Subject and International Law

Ontologicidal Violence: The Muslim Subject and International Law

International law is premised on a hierarchical organizing of cultures, and is therefore critically unstable because its own biases undermine its claims to universality.

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.

The Secular–Religious Competition Perspective

The Secular–Religious Competition Perspective

Secularisation theory wrongly predicted religion’s death, yet this theory is still a crucial source of insight on the nature of religion’s opposition in world politics.

Church, State and Culture: Should Religion Be a Private Matter?

Church, State and Culture: Should Religion Be a Private Matter?

Secular liberalism has become an influential, even dominant, worldview among sections of the intellectual class in many Western societies.

Looking Back to See Forward: Romanticism, Religion and the Secular in Modernity

Looking Back to See Forward: Romanticism, Religion and the Secular in Modernity

The pervasive religious aspects of Romanticism demonstrate the failure of previous theories of secularisation. Modernity has never been a monolithic intellectual.

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.

Doctrinal War

Doctrinal War

New approaches to diplomacy and conflict resolution are warranted in order to break security dilemmas that are simultaneously upheld by fear and the assertion of hardened doctrines.

What do Faith-based Organisations Seek at the United Nations?

What do Faith-based Organisations Seek at the United Nations?

The UN is increasing interactions with faith-based organizations (FBO) due to an awareness that the ‘values’ FBOs bring to global governance need to be factored in to its deliberations.

The Illusion of Politics

The Illusion of Politics

We have an intuitive understanding about what politics is, but since most domains of life can be described as political, politics is so universal that a definition is difficult to pin down.

From Secularism to Reciprocity: Banning the Veil in France and Beyond

From Secularism to Reciprocity: Banning the Veil in France and Beyond

The concept of democratic reciprocity offers a way to understand France’s ban on full-face coverings and can explain why France’s approach has proved attractive to other countries.

Review – Democracy, Islam, And Secularism in Turkey

Review – Democracy, Islam, And Secularism in Turkey

Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey illuminates some of the most compelling and significant questions driving the central debates in contemporary Turkey.

Review – Syria at Bay

Review – Syria at Bay

Carsten Wieland offers a nuanced insight into the complex make-up of Syrian society before it descended into chaos. Such insights will be of enormous value in a post Assad era.

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