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

‘An Encouraging Trend in Dutch Scholarship’

The latest issue of Ecclesiastical Law Journal contains a review of a recent book by my colleague Sophie van Bijsterveld, who is Professor of Religion, Law, and Society at Radboud University in Nijmegen. The opening paragraph of the review reads as follows: 'State and Religion: re-assessing a mutual relationship is a spry and engaging contribution to… Continue reading ‘An Encouraging Trend in Dutch Scholarship’

Law and Religion

Article in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion on ‘The State, Civil Society and Religious Freedom’

The free link to the above article, that I co-authored with Jaco van den Brink, is: http://ojlr.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/rws043? ijkey=q838X1ukT4vzEzF&keytype=ref . The abstract of the article reads as follows: 'How is the legal principle of religious freedom supposed to regulate the relationship between state and religion, especially in cases where state and religion seem to make competing claims? This article argues… Continue reading Article in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion on ‘The State, Civil Society and Religious Freedom’