Contents: Introduction, Silvio Ferrari; Part I Secularism, Pluralism and Multiple Modernities: Religion in the public sphere, Jürgen Habermas; The meaning of secularism, Charles Taylor; The transformations of the religious dimension and the crystallization of new civilizational visions and relations, S.N. Eisenstadt; Secular constitutionalism vindicated, Frances Raday; Religious liberty and French secularism, Jacques Robert; The distinctiveness of Indian secularism, Rajeev Bhargava. Part II Law, Religion and Education: Religion and education, Jeroen Temperman; The religious, moral and spiritual dimensions of education: national, regional and international constitutional and legal frameworks, Peter Schreiner; Different models for religion and education in Europe, Jean-Paul Willaime; Religion education and the transformational state in South Africa, David Chidester; Religious education in Israel, Asher Maoz. Part III Law, Religion and the Workplace: Protecting religion at work, Lucy Vickers; Class wars? Religion and (in)equality in the workplace, Aileen McColgan; God at work: religion in the workplace and the limits of pluralism in Canada, Lorne Sossin. Part IV Religion and Family Law: State, law and family, Mary Ann Glendon; The place of religion in family law: a comparative search, Jane Mair; The overlooked costs of religious deference, Robin Fretwell Wilson. Part V Religious Symbols in the Public Space: Ancient and modern boundary crossing between personal laws and civil law in composite India, Werner Menski. Unveiling the limits of tolerance: comparing the treatment of majority and minority religious symbols in the public sphere, Susanna Mancini and Michel Rosenfeld; Crosses and culture: state-sponsored religious displays in the US and Europe, Mark L. Movsesian; Name index.