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Fellow Citizens in the Same World? Foundamental Rights, Democracies and Religions

The relationship between fundamental human rights and the development of democracies

This article was published in Oasis 5. Read the table of contents

Last update: 2018-04-19 13:01:54

LEADER

 

In the Sphere of Shared Citizenship, Antonios Naguib

 

CURRENT ISSUES

 

Shared Commitment, Distant Identities, Christian van Nispen

The Decline of the Minimum Common Denominator, Francesco Botturi

The West: the Unresolved Saga of Freedom, Vittorio Emanuele Parsi

The Difficult and Possible Democracy, John L. Esposito

The Three Pretexts for Saying No, Muhammad Nur Farahat

Between God and His Servant there is the shari’ah, Saif El-Din ‘Abdel Fattah

The Time of Medina will Never Come Back, Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im

The Injustice that is Born of the Best Intentions, Nikolaus Lobkowicz

The ‘Fourth Wave’, or the Wave of Insatiability, Francesco Follo

Freedom or Security: the False Alternative, Cesare Mirabelli

Power and Minorities: the System of the Millet, Boghos Levon Zekiyan

 

DOCUMENTS

 

Rights, Power, and Human Community

The ‘Necessary Condition for Religious Freedom (for individuals and for the community), Benedict XVI

To Violate Fundamental Rights is a Form of War, John Paul II

The Mystery of all Mysteries and the Ethical Life of the Community, Romano Guardini

 

REPORTAGE

 

The Sudan: Working Feverishly in a Suspended Present, Maria Laura Conte

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

 

If the Enlightenment separates faith from reason, Samir Khalil Samir

On Islamic Reason and Political Authority, Julia Bray

Those Medieval Disputations that Invoked Aristotle, Ida Zilio-Grandi

Being a Thousand amongst Twenty Million, Paul Hinder

Palestine: an X-Ray of ‘de-development’, Fouad Twal

A Constitution with Two Faces, Andrea Pin

Realities and Strange Things in Chinese Islam, Bernardo Cervellera

Armies of Thought Surround the White House, Marco Bardazzi

When to Mediate is to Point to the Common Good, Donatella Bramanti

To Migrate: an Event that has a Family Dimension, Camillo Regalia

 

REVIEWS

 

Fake Biologist, Theological Genius, Nikolaus Lobkowicz

Those Crucial Questions Translated into Arabic, Nagi Edelby

Everything is Political, above all Love, Giovanni Salmeri

Each One of Us is Made up of Many Others, Paolo Terenzi

The Umma has an Asian Majority, Paolo Branca

That Angry and Ignored Wind, Marco Bardazzi

The Enlightenment Reasons with Islam, Henri Hude

Intermediaries Between Enemy Worlds, Jean-Paul Durand

From the Forests of the Mayas to Cold Russia, the Request for a New Beginning Appears, Emma Neri

 

THE PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE

 

Treasures of the East, Elzbieta Jastrzebowska

 

COLOPHON

 

A BIANNUAL MAGAZINE OF THE OASIS INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND RESEARCH CENTRE

ORDINARY MEMBER OF THE STUDIUM GENERALE MARCIANUM

YEAR III, NUMBER 5, MARCH 2007

 

Editor Roberto Fontolan

Coordinator Gabriel Richi Alberti

Managing Editor Martino Diez

Editorial Consultants Marco Bardazzi Camille Eid

Graphic Design Anna Wawrzyniak

Layout Anna Wawrzyniak Alessandro Bellucci [arabic and urdu]

Organisation Patrizia Cacciari Teresa Scantamburlo French translation Danielle Ballay Lunghetti

English translation Matthew Fforde

Arabic translation Jamil Ghobril

Urdu translation Mobeen Shahid

 

Distribution David Cantagalli e Associati Editori

Registration Tribunal of Venice n.1498 of 12/10th/2004

 

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OASIS is a non-specialist review of cultural information open to contributions by Catholics and non-Catholics. The authors' freely expressed opinions in the articles published herein do not necessarily reflect the doctrinal orientation of the Oasis International Studies and Research Centre, and therefore must be considered as the exclusive responsibility of each contributor.

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