Secularism anno 2016 : the place of religion in Europe today : the need for more open societies
Title: Secularism anno 2016 : the place of religion in Europe today : the need for more open societies
Author: ROY, Olivier
Series/Number: Middle East Directions (MED); Policy Briefs; 2016/05
External link: http://middleeastdirections.eu
The contemporary debate on Islam both hides and reveals a deeper debate on the meaning of religion in a secular Europe. In fact, the more or less conflictual relationship with Islam compels Europeans to make explicit what “European values” they “oppose” to Islam. And herein begins the problem: are these Western values secular or Christian first?
Type of Access: openAccess