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  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 22

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 22 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 21 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Religious Literacy, Law and History

    Perspectives on European Pluralist Societies

    Edited by Alberto Melloni, Francesca Cadeddu

    This book examines religious illiteracy in Europe. It seeks to understand religious illiteracy and its effects on the social and political milieu through the framing of the historical, institutional, religious, social, juridical and educational conditions within which it arises. Divided into four…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity

    A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church

    By Neil Patterson

    Discipline in an ecclesiastical context can be defined as the power of a church to maintain order among its members on issues of morals or doctrine. This book presents a scholarly engagement with the way in which legal discipline has evolved within the Church of England since 1688. It explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • State and Religion

    The Australian Story

    By Renae Barker

    With its increasingly secular and religiously diverse population Australia faces many challenges in determining how the state and religion should interact. Australia is not unique in facing these challenges. States worldwide, including common law countries with shared legal and religious heritages,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Religious Freedom and the Law

    Emerging contexts for freedom for and from Religion

    Edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz, Ashley Isaacson Woolley

    This volume presents a timely analysis of some of the current controversies relating to freedom for religion and freedom from religion that have dominated headlines worldwide. The collection trains the lens closely on select issues and contexts to provide detailed snapshots of the ways in which…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics

    Edited by Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

    The ethical treatment of non-human animals is an increasingly significant issue, directly affecting how people share the planet with other creatures and visualize themselves within the natural world. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Animal Ethics is a key reference source in this area,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • Kosher and Halal Business Compliance

    By John Lever, Johan Fischer

    Kosher is a Hebrew term meaning ‘fit’ or ‘proper’ and halal is an Arabic word that literally means ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’. Within the last two decades or so, kosher and halal markets have become global in scope and states, manufacturers, restaurants, shops, certifiers and consumers around the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06 
    Routledge

  • The Genealogy of Terror

    How to Distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism

    By Matthew L. N. Wilkinson

    In the first two decades of the twenty-first century, the events of 9/11, 7/7, the War on Terror and the Caliphate and atrocities of the so-called Islamic State have dominated Western consciousness and wreaked havoc in parts of the Muslim-majority world. In their wake, a spate of books has been…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Normative Pluralism and Human Rights

    Social Normativities in Conflict

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi

    The complex legal situations arising from the coexistence of international law, state law, social and religious norms in different parts of the world often include scenarios of conflict between them. These conflicting norms issued from different categories of ‘laws’ result in difficulties in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity

    National Narratives, Multiple Identities and Minorities

    Edited by Katayoun Alidadi, Marie-Claire Foblets

    In several Western countries, expert commissions composed of academics, public figures, politicians and community organisers have been established by governments or civil society to reflect on the changes and challenges of an increasingly plural society. Commission recommendations on how to ‘manage…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Public Sphere

    New Conversations

    Edited by James Walters, Esther Kersley

    Religion and the Public Sphere: New Conversations explores the changing contribution of religion to public life today. Bringing together a diverse group of preeminent scholars on religion, each chapter explores an aspect of religion in the public realm, from law, liberalism, the environment and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge

  • Religions and Constitutional Transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean

    The Pluralistic Moment

    Edited by Alessandro Ferrari, James Toronto

    This book investigates the role of Islam and religious freedom in the constitutional transitions of six North African and Middle Eastern countries, namely Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey, and Palestine. In particular, the book, with an interdisciplinary approach, investigates the role…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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