EuropeNews 19 Dec. 2011
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Professor Erik Anners, a Swedish historian of law, compares the legal profession to engineering and believes that law is the engineering of society. European legal history contains traces of both Greek and Mosaic law, which themselves carried some impressions of earlier civilizations, especially that of Mesopotamia. But European law was formed during the Middle Ages in a meeting between Roman law and other, especially Germanic, customs.
On this week's special episode of Stakelbeck on Terror: a panel of experts examine the Muslim Brotherhood's growing power in 2011:
Those seem to be the favorite pastimes of military police and Salafist mobs in downtown Cairo these days.
Many thanks to Bear for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:
CatholicCulture.org: Pray. Think. Act. 28 December 2011
By Dr. Jeff Mirus
In February of this year, an Austrian teacher, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, was found guilty of "denigration of religious beliefs of a legally recognized religion” because, during a seminar course on Islam, she stated that "Muhammed had a thing for little girls.” Sabaditsch-Wolff’s conviction was appealed, but it was upheld earlier this month.