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

Work in progress: Review essay on “What’s Wrong with Rights”

Looking forward to reading a review copy of Nigel Biggar’s What’s Wrong with Rights this month. Having met the author in the early stages of this book project, I am curious about the result and hope to report on my findings in an online review essay later this year. From the description of the book:… Continue reading Work in progress: Review essay on “What’s Wrong with Rights”

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

Major New Report by the National Secular Society: Rethinking Religion and Belief in Public Life

'The report says that Britain's "drift away from Christianity" coupled with the rise in minority religions and increasing non-religiosity demands a "long term, sustainable settlement on the relationship between religion and the state". Rethinking religion and belief in public life: a manifesto for change has been sent to all MPs as part of a major… Continue reading Major New Report by the National Secular Society: Rethinking Religion and Belief in Public Life

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

Respondent, The Atlantic Conversations on Religion and Public Life, St. George’s House, Windsor Castle (2007)

From the 'Welcome to St. George's House': 'This event is hosted by St George’s House in association with the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton. Our aim is to bring together a distinguished group of public leaders and scholars from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States of America to foster a trans-Atlantic dialogue… Continue reading Respondent, The Atlantic Conversations on Religion and Public Life, St. George’s House, Windsor Castle (2007)