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Kumar, "Radical Equality"

Stanford University Press has released Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy, by Aishwary Kumar (Stanford). The publisher’s description follows:

B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of India’s constitution, and M.K. 193 more words

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1400 years is actually a really long time...

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Schindler & Healy, "Freedom, Truth and Human Dignity"

The concept of human dignity features prominently in international human rights law, including the law on religious freedom. The word bears many different meanings, though, which is one reason why human rights law is so complicated and varied. 216 more words

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Halbertal, "Maimonides: Life and Thought"

This month, Princeton University Press releases Maimonides: Life and Thought, by Moshe Halbertal (NYU). The publisher’s description follows:

Maimonides was the greatest Jewish philosopher and legal scholar of the medieval period, a towering figure who has had a profound and lasting influence on Jewish law, philosophy, and religious consciousness. 210 more words

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Bardill, "Constantine, Divine Emperor of the Christian Golden Age"

Next month, Cambridge releases Constantine, Divine Emperor of the Christian Golden Age, by Jonathan Bardill (Oxford). The publisher’s description follows:

Constantine, Divine Emperor of the Christian Golden Age… 120 more words

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Harrison, "The Territories of Science and Religion"

The distinguished cultural historian Professor Peter Harrison’s (Oxford) 2011 Gifford Lectures concerned the relationship of religion and science. Now comes his new book, The Territories of Science and Religion… 254 more words

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