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ISBN13: 9781855212121
ISBN: 1855212129
Published: June 1992
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This collection of articles on law and religion covers topics such as: the neutrality of law toward religion, the problems of conscientious objections, and the legal definition of religion.

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Part 1 Neutrality of law toward religion: liberalism, neutralism and rights, Erick Mack; the separation of Church and State and the obligations, Robert Audi; privilege, posture and protection - ""religion"" in the law, Jonathan Weiss; the irrelevance of the constitution - the religion clauses of the First Amendment and the Supreme Court, Philip B. Kurland; religion, public morality, and constitutional law, David A.J. Richards.
Part 2 Beyond strict neutrality: church, state, and moral values - the limits of American pluralism, James Hitchcock; concepts and compromise in First Amendment religious doctrine, Phillip E. Johnson; the constitution of religion, Mark Tushnet; evolutionism, creationism, and treating religion as a hobby, Stephen L. Carter.
Part 3 The problems of conscientious objections: religion, conscience and law, St. John A. Robilliard; conscientious objection and the First Amendment, Gail White Sweeney.
Part 4 Towards the legal definition of ""Religion"": on legal definitions of religion, Wojciech Sadurski; defining religion in the First Amendment, Bob Clements; defining religion in the First Amendment, Jesse H. Choper.