The Price of Freedom Denied: Religious Persecution and Conflict in the Twenty-First Century

@inproceedings{Grim2010ThePO,
  title={The Price of Freedom Denied: Religious Persecution and Conflict in the Twenty-First Century},
  author={Brian J. Grim and Roger Finke},
  year={2010}
}
1. Religious persecution: pervasive and pernicious 2. Religious freedom: broken promises 3. Persecution: the price of freedoms denied 4. A closer look: Japan, Brazil and Nigeria 5. A closer look: China, India and Iran 6. What about Muslim-majority countries? 7. Do religious freedoms really matter? Appendix. Testing the competing arguments. 

The Globalization of Religious Freedom: Evolution, Debates and Issues

The paper explores the globalization of religious freedom as a universal human rights in the 21st century. It discusses the evolution of international religious freedom and depicts the importance of

Religious Freedom, the Arab Spring, and US Middle East Policy

This article examines the critically important but often neglected topic of religious freedom in the Middle East and North Africa in the context of the Arab Spring. While conceding that the Arab

Response to Brandon Kendhammer’s review of Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism

Stories about growing religious intolerance in Indonesia have frequently made headlines around the world in recent years. The arrest and subsequent imprisonment of the Christian governor of Jakarta

THE TROUBLE WITH AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY AND ISLAM

Religious liberty is essential for building stable and lasting liberal democracies. A successful regime of religious liberty has three characteristics: full equality under the law for religious

BUILDING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM: A THEORY OF CHANGE

There is no issue or incident that is only about religious freedom. Especially in restrictive environments, it is imperative to understand religious freedom in the context of: global trends; the

Religious Diversity: Philosophical and Political Dimensions

Introduction 1. The challenge of religious diversity 2. Do religions claim truth? 3. Religious pluralism 4. The roots of religious belief 5. Does disagreement undermine theism? 6. Education and

Religious Liberty and Economic Prosperity: Four Lessons from the Past

Many political scientists and economists have argued that expanded civil liberties and general political freedom are conducive to economic growth (e.g., Smith [1776] 1976; North, Wallis, and Weingast

Varieties of Hesitation: Religious Politics and US-Muslim Counterterrorism Cooperation

US counterterrorism efforts--both preand post-9/11--prompted intense opposition among Muslim societies, but varying responses from Muslim states; some states worked closely with the United States,

Constructing Cosmic War: Rhetorical Outbidding and Religious Violence

With the rise of religious violence in recent decades, a great amount of scholarly attention has focused on determining what role (if any) religion plays in these conflicts. Existing approaches,

Statism, Tolerance and Religious Freedom in Egypt

Abstract While much optimism about the future was expressed at the time of the Egyptian revolution in January 2011, little progress has been made on human rights including the protection of the

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 182 REFERENCES

World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

INTRODUCTION: WHY RELIGIOUS FREEDOM? PART ONE: INTIMATIONS 1. Confounded by Faith 2. The Intellectual Sources of Diplomacys Religion Deficit 3. Religion and Liberal Governance PART TWO: ACTS 4. The

Religious Deregulation: Origins and Consequences

In 1791 the First Amendment forbade the United States Congress from making any "law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Though reli gious establishments

Religious Persecution in Cross-National Context: Clashing Civilizations or Regulated Religious Economies?

Despite the high visibility of religiously charged international social conflicts, the unique role of religion often is overlooked in social science research and theory. Some studies ignore religion,

From Coercion to Persuasion: Another Look at the Rise of Religious Liberty and the Emergence of Denominationalism

So far as religious affairs are concerned, the colonial period of our history begins with the planting of the first permanent English colony in 1607, guided by the intention to perpetuate in the new

The Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law

1. The pre-Islamic Near East, Muhammad and Quranic law 2. The emergence of an Islamic legal ethic 3. The early judges, legal specialists and the search for religious authority 4. The judiciary coming

Deregulating religion: the economics of church and state

Traditional religious research fails to recognize religion as a market phenomenon. It especially overlooks supply-side factors that shape the incentives and opportunities of religious firms,

Freedom of Religion: UN and European Human Rights Law and Practice

Preface List of abbreviations Table of cases, applications and communications Table of treaties, declarations, and other international instruments 1. Introduction 2. Freedom of religious choice 3.

Civil Islam: Muslims and Democratization in Indonesia

  • R. Hefner
  • Political Science
    The Journal of Asian Studies
  • 2002
Foreward vii Preface xi Acknowlegments xxi List of Abbreviations xxiii Chapter One: Democratization in an Age of Religious Revitalization 3 Chapter Two: Civil Precedence 21 Chapter Three: Contests of

Rebellion and Violence in Islamic Law

Preface and acknowledgments Introduction 1. Modern scholarship and reorienting the approach to rebellion 2. The doctrinal foundations of the laws of rebellion 3. The historical context and the

Catholic Revival During the Reform Era

This article focuses on three distinctive features of the revival of Catholicism in China: its relatively slow rate of increase, compared with other forms of Chinese religiosity; its relatively
...