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Retrieving the Missing Dimension of Statecraft: Religious Faith in the Service of Peacebuilding

R. Scott Appleby

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As shown by the many situations illustrated earlier in this book, religious faith truly has astounding effects on political endeavors even in the age of modernization, secularization, and ... More


Tolerating Intolerance: The Price of Protecting Extremism

Amos N. Guiora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331826
eISBN:
9780199347254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331826.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Over the years, numerous tragic events serve as a reminder of the extraordinary power of extremism, both on a religious and secular level. As extremism confronts society on a daily basis, it is ... More


The Threat of Religious Extremism

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the threat of religious extremism and proposes legal measures that democratic governments could and should take to counter it in order to minimize its impact and reach. It first ... More


The Dangers Extremism Poses to Society

Amos N. Guiora

in Tolerating Intolerance: The Price of Protecting Extremism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331826
eISBN:
9780199347254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331826.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the dangers posed by extremism to society. It discusses how the danger resulting from a government's failure to minimize the potential threat of extremism is no less potent than ... More


Looking Forward

Amos N. Guiora

in Tolerating Intolerance: The Price of Protecting Extremism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331826
eISBN:
9780199347254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331826.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It argues that extremists pose a threat to individuals and the larger society. It suggests three viable ... More


Introduction: Realpolitik Expanded

Douglas Johnston

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The World Trade Center and the Pentagon attacks indicate that one of the worst threats that the world could experience involves combining religious extremism with weapons used for mass destruction. ... More


Multiculturalism

Amos N. Guiora

in Tolerating Intolerance: The Price of Protecting Extremism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331826
eISBN:
9780199347254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331826.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The essence of multiculturalism is the acceptance and accommodation of practices and conduct that violate laws of the host country. This chapter asks whether an embrace of all aspects of all cultures ... More


Religion and Society: Social Insights

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in In the World, Yet Not of the World: Social and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231713
eISBN:
9780823237005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231713.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Ecumenical Patriarchate has sought to assist in the reconstruction of the moral, ethical, religious, and social fabric that was torn asunder by ... More


The Limits of Freedom of Speech

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the limits of freedom of speech, which is part of religious speech along with freedom of religion. It first defines religious speech and the problems that arise when it is given ... More


Religious Reason and Secular Affect: An Incommensurable Divide?

Saba Mahmood

in Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines a different dimension of the religiously based presumptions and affect of Euro-Atlantic secularism. It challenges the way the conflict between secular necessity and religious ... More


Religious Patriotism and Conciliation

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An influential discourse in modern Egypt fuses religion with nationalism, and allocates to religion (or the religions) a socially and politically integrating function. The main point made in this ... More


Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Amos N. Guiora

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Although many books on terrorism and religious extremism have been published in the years since 9/11, none of them written by Western authors calls for the curtailment of religious freedom and ... More


Ignoring the Storm

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores the threat of religious extremism and proposes actions that governments could and should take in addressing it. Focusing on the disparate policies and security circumstances of ... More


Cultural Considerations and the Price of Religious Liberty

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines cultural relativism within the context of religious liberty and religious extremism. It presents two examples of religious practices that are deemed harmful by larger society ... More


The Role of the Media Regarding Religion

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on how the media portrays religion, religious extremists, and religious violence. More specifically, it examines whether the media has largely ignored the dangers posed by ... More


Separating Church and State

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines religious extremism in the context of national security by highlighting the relationship between the state and organs of religious extremism. It first considers the notion that ... More


Confronting the Storm

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reiterates the need for contemporary society to more proactively and effectively protect itself against the dangers posed by religious extremism. It proposes policy recommendations, ... More


Europe and the United States in the Modern Period

in Pledges of Jewish Allegiance: Conversion, Law, and Policymaking in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Orthodox Responsa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778053
eISBN:
9780804781039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778053.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Nazis killed one-third of the world's Jews during the Holocaust, and leaders of world Orthodoxy had the daunting task of helping the survivors recover from such a trauma. Their goal was to ... More


From Reproductive Choice to Reproductive Barbie: The Politics of Visibility

Laurie Shrage

in Abortion and Social Responsibility: Depolarizing the Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153095
eISBN:
9780199870615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515309X.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Evaluates “pro‐life” and “pro‐choice” media campaigns, featuring fetuses and coat hangers respectively, and shows how both reflect individualistic ideologies about responsibility and freedom. Rather ... More


Freedom of Association

Amos N. Guiora

in Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199975907
eISBN:
9780190260194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199975907.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that freedom of association must be subject to limits in order to preserve public order in the face of religious extremism. It first considers the dangers associated with freedom ... More


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