“At Home and Among ‘Heathens'” by Matthew J. Cressler

Photo by Robert Tudor on Unsplash. This article is part of our “At Home and Abroad” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. Elizabeth Shakman Hurd and Winnifred Fallers Sullivan open their edited volume At Home and Abroad: The Politics of American Religion (Columbia University Press, 2020) with an epigraph:

“The European Margin of Dis-Appreciation and the Big No to Ritual Slaughter” by Sohail Wahedi

Photo by David Monje on Unsplash. Religious traditions that are not historically rooted in the Christo-European culture face particular legal and political challenges that are unprecedented in the post-World War II-era. Despite the establishment of supranational bodies responsible for the promotion of human rights standards and the advancement of civil liberties, liberal democracies have failed