Religion And Law by Peter W. Edge

Full Title: Religion And Law: An Introduction
Author/Editor(s): Peter W Edge
ISBN: 0754630471, 9780754630470
Publisher: Ashgate
Published Place: Burlington, VT
Published/Copyright Year: 2006
Language: English
Physical Description: 24 cm
LCCN: 2005014477
Series: Ashgate Religion, Culture & Society Series
Number of pages: 160 (viii, 160 pages)
Religion And Law
Church And State

Thinking about law, thinking about religion
Introducing law and religion
Why is law important for religion
Why is religion important for law
What is law
The constitution
Decisions of the superior courts
Academic commentary and other secondary sources
Soft law and law in practice
What is religion
Approaching the literature
Territorial scope
Religious interests in international and domestic laws
The idea of religious interests
A taxonomy of religious interests
Religious interests in international law
International law
The work of the United Nations
Regional human rights documents : the ECHR
Other regional human rights documents
The limitations of international law
Religious interests in generally applicable domestic guarantees
The role of generally applicable guarantees of rights in constitutions
United Kingdom
New Zealand
The United States

South Africa
Are generally applicable religious guarantees useful
The state and the individual
The nature of the problems
Disobeying generally applicable prohibitions
Religious drug use in the US, England, and South Africa
Refusing a positive duty to act
Conscientious objection to military service under the ECHR
Conscientious objection to taxation in the US
Seeking protection for religious difference : improper proselytism under the European Convention on Human Rights
The state and the religious organisation
The nature of the problems
Organisational involvement in the domestic constitution and international organisations
Religious representation in the UK
Organisational involvement in the international arena
State involvement in the organisation : registration and recognition in Russia
Organisational involvement in state initiatives : religious charities in the UK
Claims against religious organisations : clergy issues

Claims by clergy in the United Kingdom
Claims for the misconduct of religious professionals in the United States
Community rights : sacred places
Sacred buildings in the United Kingdom
Sacred places in the US : indigenous American religions and the US landscape
International guarantees of religious interests
Universal declaration of human rights
International covenant on civil and political rights
1981 Declaration
European Convention on Human Rights
Introductions to particular jurisdictions
United Kingdom
United States
New Zealand
South Africa
Theoretical issues
Defining religion
Significance of law and religion to one another.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-153) and index.

ISBNPlus ID: HVD.V9.797621-2-3111745
Other ID: GBA612697(NBN)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: K3280 .E32 2006
Dewey Decimal: 342.08/52
Released Date: 20061006

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APA Style:
Edge, P.W. (2006). Religion And Law: An Introduction. Burlington, VT: Ashgate.

MLA Style:
Edge, Peter W. Religion And Law: An Introduction. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. Print.

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