Religion and Law: An Introduction (BOK)

Peter William Edge

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Discussion of the way in which law engages with religious difference often takes place within the context of a single jurisdiction. "Religion and Law: An Introduction", presents a comprehensive text for students, drawing on examples from across key Anglophone jurisdictions - the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa, as well as international law, to explore a broad range of issues. Aimed at a non-legal readership, this book introduces the use of legal sources and focuses on factual situations as much as legal doctrine. Key issues arising from interaction of the religious individual and the State are discussed, as well as the religious organisation or community and the State. The interaction is explored through case studies of areas as diverse as the legal regulation of religious drug use, sacred spaces and sacred places, and claims of clergy misconduct. Taking a broad, non-jurisdictional approach to the key issues, in particular providing insights differing from the dominant US experiences and paradigms, this student-friendly textbook includes a clearly structured bibliography and clear guidance on how to approach relevant legal materials.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2006 Forfatter Peter William Edge
Forlag
ASHGATE PUBLISHING
ISBN 9780754630487
Antall sider 226 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 272 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Jurisprudence & philosophy of law, Religious social & pastoral thought & activity