Blasphemy between past and present. Punishment, decriminalization and politics
Blasphemy, an insult addressed at God, a religion or its symbols, is once again an issue in many countries, even where it appeared to have been resolved. Why and in what forms? From Pakistan to the United States, from Europe to Jewish and Christian jurisprudence, the problems raised by blasphemy in the modern world are still many, and they do not only concern religion, but also politics, society and co-existence.