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Research Article
Religious Violence:  Fact or Fiction?
2. Religious Violence: Fact or Fiction?

Abolqasem Fanaei

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 3-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105169.1096

Abstract
  The main question of this article is this. Does religion itself play a role in “political violence”? After clarifying the meaning of relevant terms such as “religion”, ...  Read More
Research Article
Peace and Subjectivity
3. Peace and Subjectivity

Louis E. Wolcher

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 31-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105271.1097

Abstract
  So long as there is law there can be no universal human right to peace. This is because legalized violence, whether in threat or in deed, constitutes the very antithesis of peaceful ...  Read More
Research Article
Religion, Human Rights and the Problem of Organizational Structure
4. Religion, Human Rights and the Problem of Organizational Structure

Lawrence Davidson

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 49-64

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105272.1098

Abstract
  This paper will seek to present an understanding of the historical conditions that make possible a convergence of the selected religious teachings and human rights, and ask the question ...  Read More
Research Article
Religion, Rights and Democracy in Europe
5. Religion, Rights and Democracy in Europe

Lorenzo Zucca

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 65-84

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105274.1099

Abstract
  Europe is a constellation of liberal democracies characterised by the conviction that the public sphere should be strictly secular and should rule out religious arguments from the realm ...  Read More
Research Article
The Role of Women in Nation-Building: Rocking the Boat at the Risk of Making it Capsize?
6. The Role of Women in Nation-Building: Rocking the Boat at the Risk of Making it Capsize?

Myra Williamson

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 85-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105277.1100

Abstract
  I have been in exile for a long time, and I was amazed at the resilience, intelligence, strength and ability of the Afghan women that I met who came from inside the country and around ...  Read More
Research Article
The International Human Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief: Referring to Foucault to Achieve the Descriptive Moment
7. The International Human Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief: Referring to Foucault to Achieve the Descriptive Moment

Leonard Hammer

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 113-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105279.1101

Abstract
  Recognising the inherent problems associated with the international human right to freedom of religion or belief, this article proposes an alternative approach to the right. One can ...  Read More
Research Article
The Boundaries of Religious Persecution: Refugee Law and the Limits of Permissible Restrictions on Religion
8. The Boundaries of Religious Persecution: Refugee Law and the Limits of Permissible Restrictions on Religion

Samuel Cheung

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 141-174

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105282.1102

Abstract
  The right to freedom of religion or belief has been well-established in human rights instruments since the inception of the modern era of international law. However, while inner freedom ...  Read More
Research Article
The spiritual crisis: Human Rights and Religion Political Theory of Human Rights
9. The spiritual crisis: Human Rights and Religion Political Theory of Human Rights

Emanuela Morelli

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 175-192

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105283.1103

Abstract
  My intention in this research is to focus on the idea of spiritual crisis in human rights arena.  The topic I shall be discussing concerns a basic set of issues dealing with the ...  Read More
Research Article
Human Rights as the Negation of Religious Ethics
10. Human Rights as the Negation of Religious Ethics

Stephen Humphreys

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 193-204

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105285.1104

Abstract
  The present paper takes as its moniker an assertion of that theologian-cum-state theorist, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Hegel saw the Reformation as a moment of transition from dogma ...  Read More
Research Article
Human Rights and The Common Good in Catholicism The Criteria of Their Theological Foundation
11. Human Rights and The Common Good in Catholicism The Criteria of Their Theological Foundation

Antonio Parisi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 205-220

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105286.1105

Abstract
  Theologians whose attention is devoted to social considerations know that the Christian picture of salvation carries with it an ethical commitment which goes well beyond the bounds ...  Read More
Research Article
Christian Peacemaker Teams: Uniquely Christian Identity Meets Mainstream Peacemaking
12. Christian Peacemaker Teams: Uniquely Christian Identity Meets Mainstream Peacemaking

Paul J. Yoder

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 221-240

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105288.1106

Abstract
  This paper will explore the links between religion and human rights as embodied in the work and mission of the Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) and Muslim Peacemaker Teams (MPT). The ...  Read More
Research Article
Qutb and Aquinas on Divine Law and the Limits of the State
13. Qutb and Aquinas on Divine Law and the Limits of the State

Lucas Thorpe

Volume 13, Issue 2 , Winter and Spring 2019, Pages 241-256

http://dx.doi.org/10.22096/hr.2019.105289.1107

Abstract
  In the first half of this paper I examine the importance of peace as an ideal in the liberal tradition. I begin by tracing the evolution of this ideal through the works of Hobbes, Locke, ...  Read More