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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Law and Religion

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ISBN13: 9781840147575
ISBN: 1840147571
Published: October 2000
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £45.00

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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.

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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.