- A new issue of the Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies is out.
- From Partecipazione e Conflitto, a special issue on Paths of Research in Religion and Politics.
- Erica J. Mannucci (UNIMIB): Crossing Boundaries: Cosmopolitanism, Secularism and Words in the Age of Revolutions.
- Josef Hien (Carlo Alberto): The Return of Religion? The Paradox of Faith-Based Welfare Provision in a Secular Age.
- Larry Cata Backer (Penn State): The Crisis of Secular Liberalism and the Constitutional State in Comparative Perspective: Religion, Rule of Law, and Democratic Organization of Religion Privileging States.
- Daniel Philpott (Notre Dame): The Religious Freedom Project: Religious Liberty, Democracy, and Societal Flourishing in Theory and Practice.
- Francois Boucher (UCL): Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience in Postsecular Societies.
- Brandy G. Robinson on religiosity in constitutions and the status of minority rights.
- Gregorio Bettiza (EUI) and Filippo Dionigi (LSE): How Do Religious Norms Diffuse? Institutional Translation and International Change in a Post-secular World Society.
- Christa Rautenbach (North-West): The Modern-Day Impact of Cultural and Religious Diversity: "Managing Family Justice in Diverse Societies".
- Klaus Prettner and Holger Strulik (Gottingen): It's a Sin: Contraceptive Use, Religious Beliefs, and Long-Run Economic Development.
- Carl Mosk (Victoria): Refugees and Religion: The Anatomy of Religion Traps.
- Anthony Gill (UCLA): Religious Liberty and Economic Development: Exploring the Causal Connections.
- Matthew Isaacs (Brandeis): Does Religion Cause Violence? An Examination of Ethnic Mobilization, 1960-2012.
- Jerry A. Coyne on how the Catholic Church prefers medieval barbarism to modern abortion.
- The introduction to Religious Actors and International Law by Ioana Cismas.
- Conrad Hackett and Joseph Naylor on how many religions are heavily concentrated in one or two countries.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Omnivore - A Post-Secular World Society?
From Bookforum's Omnivore blog, this link collection looks at the role of religion in a post-secular world. The articles linked to here pose a tension between religious freedom and social freedom, which are often at odds (especially in the United States).