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

Video: Hans-Martien ten Napel on constitutionalism, democracy and religious freedom

'Hans-Martien ten Napel of Leiden University delivers an address entitled "Constitutionalism, Democracy, and Religious Freedom: To Be Fully Human" at the Acton Institute's "Reclaiming the West: Public Spirit and Public Virtue" conference in Washington, D.C. The conference took place on December 6, 2017.' Source, and related videos: https://acton.org/video/hans-martien-ten-nagel-constitutionalism-democracy-and-religious-freedom. See also:  

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Press Release: ‘Hans-Martien ten Napel to speak at conference on “Public Spirit and Public Virtue” in Washington, DC’

'On December 6, 2017, Hans-Martien ten Napel will be speaking during a conference on "Public Spirit and Public Virtue," in Washington, DC. The conference aims to "examine the ways in which the Western world might see a revival of public spirit through public virtue and remain a civilization marked by 'order and public tranquility' that only… Continue reading Press Release: ‘Hans-Martien ten Napel to speak at conference on “Public Spirit and Public Virtue” in Washington, DC’

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Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Conference on ‘Public Spirit and Public Virtue’, December 6, 2017, Washington, DC

'In an increasingly globalized and pluralized world it becomes progressively more difficult to define the public virtues that have delineated the West, and as a result, harder to safe-guard the freedoms—economic, political, and religious—which are the fruits of those virtues. A citizen who possesses “town spirit,” according to Alexis de Tocqueville, is one who “focuses… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Conference on ‘Public Spirit and Public Virtue’, December 6, 2017, Washington, DC

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Yale Law Professor: ‘American courts are tackling Islamophobia – why won’t Europeans?’

'On both sides of the Atlantic, courts this week have addressed the relationship of Islam to the west, but with radically different approaches and outcomes. In the US, federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland have halted Donald Trump’s second attempt at a Muslim ban. Meanwhile, the European court of justice, Europe’s highest court, has upheld… Continue reading Yale Law Professor: ‘American courts are tackling Islamophobia – why won’t Europeans?’

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R.R. Reno on ‘Islam and America’

In a preview of The Public Square, forthcoming in the March issue of First Things, editor R.R. Reno refers to an argument by Sherman Jackson. Dr. Jackson is the King Faisal Chair of Islamic Thought and Culture, and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California (USC). 'In his 2005 book,… Continue reading R.R. Reno on ‘Islam and America’

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Michael Wear’s Reclaiming Hope (2017): ‘Learn How the Seeds of the Trump Presidency Were Sown in the Obama White House’

'In this unvarnished account of faith inside the world's most powerful office, Michael Wear provides unprecedented insight into the highs and lows of working as a Christian in government. Reclaiming Hope is an insider's view of the most controversial episodes of the Obama administration, from the president's change of position on gay marriage and the… Continue reading Michael Wear’s Reclaiming Hope (2017): ‘Learn How the Seeds of the Trump Presidency Were Sown in the Obama White House’

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Upcoming Speaking Engagement: The Cardiff Festival of Law and Religion 2016

                      'Registration is now open for the Cardiff Festival of Law and Religion on May 5th and 6th at Cardiff University. This celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the LLM in Canon Law at Cardiff University, the first degree of its type in a British University… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: The Cardiff Festival of Law and Religion 2016