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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Law and Religion in Contemporary Society

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ISBN13: 9780754613060
ISBN: 0754613062
Published: April 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: £98.99

Incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights into English law provided a broadbased guarantee of religious rights, applicable across the legal order. This collection of essays evolved from a meeting of scholars from law and religion to discuss the interaction of law and religion.

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Part 1 Context: religion and law in Great Britain at the end of the second Christian millennium; neutrality between religions or neutrality between religion and non-religion.
Part 2 Religious organizations and the state: equity, inclusivity and participation in a plural society - challenging the establishment of the Church of England; religious organizations and the Human Rights Act 1998.
Part 3 Communalism in the law: children's religious freedom, devout parents and the State; sacred spaces and planning law - property rights and the regulation of religious activities in the United States; knowledge, negotiation and NAGPRA - re-conceptualizing repatriation discourse(s); the employment of religious adherents by religious organizations.
Part 4 Conclusion: religion, law and human rights - locating the debate.