Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 23 No 8 Aug/Sept 18

Book of the Month

Cover of Housing Allocations and Homelessness: Law and Practice

Housing Allocations and Homelessness: Law and Practice

Price: £99.99 + £10.30 VAT

Offers for Newly Called Barristers & Students

Special Discounts for Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


Pensions divorce
Blackstone 2019
Mental capacity
Arch mags 2019

Law and Religion

Image not available lge

ISBN13: 9781840147575
ISBN: 1840147571
Published: October 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £46.99

Despatched in 5 to 7 days.

In ethics and law, questions of right and wrong have some ultimate basis. The source of authority in a legal system would seem to be either divine and transcendent (God, or Gods) or temporal and earthly (man, or men). The contributions to this text discuss the link between religion and law.

Image not available lge
The inevitability of law and religion - an introduction; the Ten Commandments - in what sense religious?; the United Nations and freedom of religion - the work of the Human Rights Committee; neutrality, separation and accommodation - tensions in American First Amendment doctrine; wondering after Babel - power, freedom and ideology in US Supreme Court interpretations of the religion clauses; discretion and discrimination in legal cases involving controversial religious groups and alleged objectionable practices; from toleration to pluralism - religious liberty and religious establishment under the United Kingdom's Human Rights Act; religion and international law and policy in the wider European arena - new dimensions and developments; art, expression and the offended believer; ""and was Jerusalem builded here?"" - Talmudic territory and the modernist defensive.