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Buddhism and/in Comparative Constitutional Law

—Dr. Benjamin Schonthal, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand In recent years, a slow but steady tectonic shift has taken place within the study of religion and constitutional law. It was not so long ago that studying religion and constitutional law meant studying the regulation of religion in secular liberal contexts—generally among a limited set of

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Published on June 3, 2016
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Buddhist Constitutionalism in the Hidden Land of Bhutan

—Darius Lee, National University of Singapore A century after Friedrich Nietzsche proclaimed the death of God, the secularisation hypothesis has since come under serious challenge. Modernity has not resulted in the universal decline of religion. There has even been a rise of theocratic constitutional orders in the last century. The goal of constitutionalism is limited

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Published on August 1, 2014
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