Blasphemy
(1,288 words)

Abstract: Blasphemy, religious insult, has its primary place in the secular legal system. The article traces its ancient origins, deals with the modern substitute “Incitement to Religious Hatred” impl…

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Hans Kippenberg, “Blasphemy”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 26 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000071>
First published online: 2016



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