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

Panel on “Human Dignity and Common Good Constitutionalism”

This week I will be attending the sixth conference of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies in Cordoba, Spain. The conference’s general theme is: "Human Dignity, Law, and Religious Diversity: Designing the Future of Inter-Cultural Societies." John Witte, Jr., Director of the Center of Law and Religion at Emory University, will deliver the… Continue reading Panel on “Human Dignity and Common Good Constitutionalism”

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

Chapter on “Natural Law and the Future of Human Rights”

Today marks the publication date of the volume Human Rights at Risk. Global Governance, American Power, and the Future of Dignity (New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark, New Jersey, and London: Rutgers University Press). The synopsis of this volume, edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme Jr. and Irene Hadiprayitno, reads as follows: "Human Rights at Risk… Continue reading Chapter on “Natural Law and the Future of Human Rights”

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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, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Upcoming Paperback Release

Pleased to announce that the editorial board of Routledge have decided to publish my book Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom. To Be Fully Human (2017) in paperback. They anticipate publication in March 2019. Preview PDF here: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781317236917?fbclid=IwAR0aiJiTnvOvWAv57HCS1vkwLAiNNTp1BU96knPp-GC4MGxh5P6DB82JzWw A Media Review Copy Request Form for my book is available here: https://pages.email.taylorandfrancis.com/review-copy-request For some earlier reviews of… Continue reading Upcoming Paperback Release