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Upcoming Speaking Engagement: The Global Summit in Constitutionalism | January 12-16, 2021

I look forward to participating in a great, global panel on "The Future of Constitutional Support for Religious Institutional Autonomy: Comparative Perspectives," organized by Alex Deagon, Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology, Australia and author of From Violence to Peace: Theology, Law and Community (2019). The abstract of my paper reads as follows: In Europe,… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: The Global Summit in Constitutionalism | January 12-16, 2021

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

Blogpost ‘On the Close Connection between Religious Freedom and Liberal Democracy’

The individual dimension of religious freedom constitutes a foundation for the institutional dimension of the same right. Institutional religious autonomy is, in turn, foundational for the notion of limited government and as such for liberal democracy. Read more here: http://leidenlawblog.nl/articles/on-the-close-connection-between-religious-freedom-and-liberal-democracy.