This title was first published in 2002: This text addresses the problem of conflict that arises between the human right to freedom of religion and the human right to freedom of belief, for example, certain religious beliefs are in conflict with certain women's rights. The pricipal goal of this book is to distinguish between the more formalized, and recognized, notion of protecting religious beliefs from what is referred to as conscientious beliefs - a belief external to a religious context.

chapter 1|8 pages


chapter 4|48 pages

The Forum Internum

chapter 5|66 pages

The Forum Externum

chapter 6|41 pages

Military Conscientious Objection

chapter 7|16 pages

Conscientious Objection to Taxes

chapter 9|7 pages