Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression

Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression
Author : Jeroen Temperman
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Total Pages : 770
Release : 2017-11-16
ISBN 10 : 9781108416917
ISBN 13 : 1108416918
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression Book Description:

This book details the legal ramifications of existing anti-blasphemy laws and debates the legitimacy of such laws in Western liberal democracies.


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