publication . Article . Other literature type . 2021

Litigating the Limits of Religion: Minority and Majority Concerns about Institutional Religious Liberty in India

Chad Bauman;
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  • Published: 31 May 2021 Journal: Religions, volume 12, page 400 (eissn: 2077-1444, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
<jats:p>Western religious liberty advocates tend to focus on restrictions placed on minority religious communities, particularly when advocating abroad, that is, outside of the country in which they reside. In all contemporary democracies, however, adherents of religious majorities also express concerns about religious liberty. For this reason, the article considers both minority and majority concerns about institutional religious freedom in India. This essay provides an overview of religious freedom issues, with a particular focus on institutions, though, as I acknowledge, it is not always simple to distinguish individual from institutional matters of religious...
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free text keywords: Religious studies, Hindu, Christian, law, restriction, religion, religious freedom, Religions. Mythology. Rationalism, BL1-2790, India, minority, majority, legal, regulation, temples, churches, mosques
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