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  • Law, Religion and Love

    Seeking Ecumenical Justice for the Other

    Edited by Paul Babie, Vanja-Ivan Savić

    In contemporary society there are several issues making for a divisive atmosphere in regard to religion. The decreasing level of spirituality in the West it can be argued has created a wide divide between the 'faithful' and groups such as agnostics, atheists and those of mixed spirituality. In…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion.  The study encompasses questions of Church/State relations, but pushes far beyond these.  It asks whether the approach to religion which has spread out…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • The Legal Architecture of English Cathedrals

    By Norman Doe

    This original book is a comprehensive, richly documented and critical examination of laws applicable to Anglican cathedrals in England, some of the most iconic monuments in the national heritage and centres of spiritual and cultural capital. Law is the missing link in the emerging field of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every successive generation finds fresh reasons for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Those geopolitical challenges result from two significant…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe

    By Erica Howard

    In recent years, the Danish cartoons affair, the Charlie Hebdo murders and the terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris have resulted in increasingly strident anti-Islamic speeches by politicians. This raises questions about the limits to freedom of expression and whether this freedom can and should…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Woman’s Identity and Rethinking the Hadith

    By Nimat Hafez Barazangi

    The Prophet Muhammad’s reported traditions have evolved significantly to affect the social, cultural, and political lives of all Muslims. Though centuries of scholarship were spent on the authentication and trustworthiness of the narrators, there has been less study focused on the contents of these…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Religious Liberty and the Law

    Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives

    Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge

    Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite protection of religious liberty at both supranational and individual state levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights

    Edited by Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Phillips, John Strawson

    This multi-disciplinary collection interrogates the role of human rights in addressing past injustices. The volume draws on legal scholars, political scientists, anthropologists and political philosophers grappling with the weight of the memory of historical injustices arising from conflicts in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions

    A Comparison of Theory and Practice

    By Janos Jany

    This book presents a comparative analysis of the judiciary in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian legal systems. It compares postulations of legal theory to legal practice in order to show that social practice can diverge significantly from religious and legal principles. It thus provides a greater…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Rights, Religious Pluralism and the Recognition of Difference

    Off the Scales of Justice

    By Dorota Anna Gozdecka

    Human rights and their principles of interpretation are the leading legal paradigms of our time. Freedom of religion occupies a pivotal position in rights discourses, and the principles supporting its interpretation receive increasing attention from courts and legislative bodies. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom

    To be Fully Human

    By Hans-Martien ten Napel

    In both Europe and North America it can be argued that the associational and institutional dimensions of the right to freedom of religion or belief are increasingly coming under pressure. This book demonstrates why a more classical understanding of the idea of a liberal democracy can allow for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

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