Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Dutch Politics, Law and Religion, Public Theology, Religion and Politics, University, Whither Europe?

Merry Christmas and a Happy 2022!

Americans do this at Thanksgiving, and it is a beautiful tradition. However, I am only "half-American," so I feel the need to express my special gratitude at this time of the year towards: - Leiden University that made most of the things below possible and also allowed me this year to exchange views with a… Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Happy 2022!

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Public Theology, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Member, Executive Editorial Council, Journal of Religion, Culture & Democracy

UPDATE: Check here for the latest version of the call for submissions: call_for_papers_12_2021-2Download I am deeply honored to have joined the Executive Editorial Council of the newly launched Journal of Religion, Culture & Democracy. 'The Journal of Religion, Culture & Democracy (JRCD) is a peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal focused on the intersection of religion and civil society.… Continue reading Member, Executive Editorial Council, Journal of Religion, Culture & Democracy

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Public Theology, Religion and Politics

Senior Fellow, Center for Religion, Culture, and Democracy

V0006611 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. Mezzotint by Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images images@wellcome.ac.uk http://wellcomeimages.org Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. Mezzotint by W. T. Davey, 1851, after F. Bird. By: W. T. DaveyPublished: - Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ I am honored… Continue reading Senior Fellow, Center for Religion, Culture, and Democracy

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Acton University, June 20-23 2017, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Looking forward to participating in this year's Acton University. 'What is Acton University? Four days that integrate sound economics, business, philosophy, theology, and intellectual history A customized learning plan that you create: featuring over 120 courses taught by over 80 experts: an international, world class faculty An exploration of the intellectual foundations of freedom, and… Continue reading Acton University, June 20-23 2017, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Participant, expert seminar ‘Religious Pluralism and Human Rights in Europe: Where to Draw the Line?’, Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Utrecht (9-10 May 2006)

‘"How should we deal with religious pluralism in contemporary Europe from a human rights perspective and where should we draw the line, if any?" This was the central question of an expert seminar held in 2006 at Utrecht University to celebrate the inaugural address of Abdullahi An-Na’im, who occupied the G.J. Wiarda Chair at the… Continue reading Participant, expert seminar ‘Religious Pluralism and Human Rights in Europe: Where to Draw the Line?’, Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Utrecht (9-10 May 2006)