Can the freedom of religion be a universal human rights idea?

Given the religious, and specifically Protestant, conditions of possibility and conditions of intelligibility of the idea of religious freedom, and the concept cluster to which it belongs, this presentation questions how it could possibly be claimed as a global human rights norm. The presentation was made at the 4th conference of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ICLARS), Oxford, 8-11 September 2016. You can also view the Q&A session that followed the panel in which the presentation was made.

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