Proud to have been part of a civil-society commission tasked with developing a report on the disturbingly high levels of anti-Muslim attitudes in Norway for the think-thank Minotenk.
Category Archives: Religious Freedom
First published September 13 2013 at: http://blogg.uio.no/prosjekter/plurel/content/the-trouble-of-thinking-about-religion-and-law There are few contemporary legal scholars who offer more profound and incisive analysis of the relationship between law and religion in the USA and elsewhere than Professor Winnifred Fallers Sullivan. My own familiarity with Sullivan’s work came via the anthropological scholar Talal Asad, whose work on the vexed […]
Hence, the very idea of freedom of religion is paradoxical; it is the freedom to be unfree in a particular kind of way. Michael Lambek, Is Religion Free?, 2015. Introducing the politics of religious freedom The Faculty of Theology at the University of Oslo in Norway, my academic home for almost two years between 2013 […]