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Law and Religion: Current Legal Issues 2001 Volume 4

Richard O'Dair and Andrew Lewis

Abstract

This fourth volume in the Current Legal Issues series is a comprehensive treatment of an area that will stimulate and enlighten anyone interested in law and religion. Both common and civil law jurisdictions and a wide variety of cultural contexts are represented. In addition the volume contains contributions written from a wide variety of faith perspectives (Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Ba'hai) as well as from a secular perspective. Chapters discuss a series of difficult and important issues from the interaction in contemporary societies of law and religious practice to the coherence of the not ... More

Keywords: common law, civil law, cultural contexts, faith perspectives, interaction, hermeneutical questions, Islamic, Christian, Jewish traditions, discrimination

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199246601
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246601.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard O'Dair, editor
Senior Lecturer in Laws, University College London

Andrew Lewis, editor
Senior Lecturer in Laws, University College London

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The Divine in the Law

Calum Carmichael

Freedom of Religion: Legal Perspectives

Sophie C. van Bijsterveld

Justifications for Religious Autonomy

Norman Doe, and Anthony Jeremy

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