The Right to Wear Religious Symbols Hardback

by Daniel Whistler; Daniel J. Hill;

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The Right to Wear Religious Symbols

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Few issues concerning religious freedom provoke so much controversy and debate as the extent to which religious symbols should be protected in the public sphere and the workplace. This book provides the first sustained philosophical analysis of the concepts at issue in this debate, as well as covering all the major recent cases brought under Article 9 of the European Convention of Human Rights, including the landmark judgment Eweida v UK. In particular, it gives a clear presentation of the current state of the case-law, grounding it, in a unique contribution to the debate, in an investigation of its philosophical underpinnings. Particular attention is paid to different functions of the symbol and their theoretical background, with new emphasis on the role of the symbol in bearing witness to faith. This book will open up new vistas for philosophers of religion and legal theorists alike.

The Right to Wear Religious Symbols by Daniel Whistler; Daniel J. Hill was published by Palgrave Macmillan in September 2013. The ISBN for The Right to Wear Religious Symbols is 9781137354167.

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Details for The Right to Wear Religious Symbols

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan (September 2013)
Number of Pages146
Thickness13 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code4252838
Page last updated 25th May 2018
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