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

Panel on “Human Dignity and Common Good Constitutionalism”

I am delighted to confirm that a panel proposal by Dr. Leonard Taylor and myself on "Human Dignity and Common Good Constitutionalism" has been approved. Dr. Taylor is a Lecturer in Law, Department of Social Sciences, Atlantic Technological University, Ireland, and author of Catholic Cosmopolitanism and Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2020). The panel description… 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?

Summer reading and work in progress

Here is some of my summer reading for a new book after I finished my current list. The books stem from a list of introductory texts in natural law, Roman law, canon law, and legal history. Several other titles are on my Kindle; just Javier Hervada is rather tricky to get by here. The book… Continue reading Summer reading and work in progress

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

Article ‘A sense of reality is required: the European People’s Party as a bridge between Tradition and modernity’

The latest edition of the Montesquieu Institute's newsletter, De Hofvijver, contains a section on 'Forty Years of the Dutch Christian Democratic Appeal,' which also includes a contribution from my hand. This contribution, entitled 'Realiteitszin gevraagd: de Europese Volkspartij als brug tussen Traditie en moderniteit,' tries to build a bridge between my earlier work as a… Continue reading Article ‘A sense of reality is required: the European People’s Party as a bridge between Tradition and modernity’