The ambiguous relationship between religious minorities and fundamental (minority) rights by Kristin Henrard

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  • Civil rights,
  • Religious minorities

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Statementby Kristin Henrard..
LC ClassificationsK3242 .H46 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p. :
Number of Pages115
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Open LibraryOL25141111M
ISBN 109089745351
ISBN 109789089745354
LC Control Number2011293742

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This book contains Henrard's inaugural speech. Henrard first revisits the relationship between and temporal evolution of general human rights and special minority-specific rights, by showing how fundamental rights were originally conceived for and tailored towards the needs of religious by: 1.

In the second part, Henrard exposes the ambiguous relationship between religious minorities and fundamental rights.

Indeed, while religious minorities, and the protection they were considered to Author: Kristin Henrard. Get this from a library. The ambiguous relationship between religious minorities and fundamental (minority) rights.

[Kristin Henrard]. The ambiguous relationship between religious minorities and fundamental (minority) rights Inaugural Address Address delivered on Friday, 29 The ambiguous relationship between religious minorities and fundamental bookupon acceptance of the Chair of Minority Protection at the Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam by Prof.

Kristin Henrard 3 Cited by: 1. On OctoKristin Henrard accepted the position of extraordinary professor on minority protection at the Erasmus School of Law, a chair which is funded by the Trustfonds of Erasmus University Rotterdam. This book contains Henrard's. The title I was asked to speak to is The Relationship between Religion and the Public Square: Freedom of Religion in the Public Space.I found it quite challenging, for it seems to be raising two distinct though related issues.

The first is as it suggests: What is the relationship between religion and the public square – in other words, does and should religion as a phenomenon and religious.

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The secular and sacred lines are drawn clearly, so that in multireligious India "this can mean either a fundamental separation of the state from religious activity and affiliation, or impartial state involvement on issues relating to religious interests of different communities. 52 The problem with this school of thought from the point of view.

Approximately 80 percent of German citizens also value the protection of minority interests as a fundamental principle of liberal democracy. When it comes to respect for religious diversity, however, there is still room for improvement.

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The Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy and Fundamental Duties are sections of the Constitution of India that prescribe the fundamental obligations of the states to its citizens and the duties and the rights of the citizens to the State.

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population have consistently demonstrated significant and pervasive differences between African Americans and Whites in relation to religious involvement (Gallup and Lindsay ).Differences are noted across a range of religious involvement indicators including organizational participation (e.g.

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Asian Religions and Sociology: the Case of New Religion Studies in Japan Susumu Shimazono. Sects and. Religion in the United States is characterized by both a diversity of religious beliefs and practices, and by a high adherence level. A wide variety of religious choices have been available to the U.S.

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These still form part of the Christian Scriptures. The God in whom Jesus believed, to whom he totally gave himself, and in whom we believe is 'the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob'.

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This positive association enjoys significant support in current research; in fact, it could be considered the 'default perspective' on the relationship between both phenomena. Iran is another country in which religious minorities—especially the Baha’is, Christian coverts, and Sunni and Sufi Muslims are targeted.

Iran’s government considers its own interpretation. Christianity outnumbers each of the smaller organized religious groups in North America by a factor of 50 or more.

Thus, the relationship between homosexuality and religion in the U.S. and Canada is almost entirely the relationship between homosexuality and Christianity. Religion's role in coping with the stressors LGBT people face is a complex one. For their heterosexual, cisgender counterparts, religious and spiritual beliefs and practices can provide strong support during difficult times.

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While all sorts of religious cults were tolerated in ancient Rome, there was no dualism in principle between religious and political institutions.

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Philosophy of Religion: Chapter 2. Religions of the World. Section Islam You should read enough of the materials presented in this section concerning the tradition of Islam in order to understand how this tradition displays the characteristics or elements that make a tradition one that would be termed a “religion.

The tradition presented in the materials below is one of the world. Religion and Minority Status notes from The Scientific Study of Religion by Milton Yinger and from other sources, quotations not always indicated, this document is not for quotation Introduction New issues are injected into the relations between religion and social class when minority.

The United States has always been one of the most religiously diverse countries in the world. To date, it has various religions such as Islam, Hinduism, Native American religions, and many others, compared to the Episcopalian, Puritan, and Protestant religions that proliferated during its founding.

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