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Law and Religion

Law and Religion, the fourth volume in the Current Legal Issues series, is a comprehensive treatment of an area that will stimulate and enlighten anyone interested in law and religion.

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Lecciones de Derecho Eclesiástico del Estado de Chile

Church and State relations are not frequently taught in the Faculty of law of the Chilean Universities.

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La libertad Religiosa en la Argentina

Although many consider religious liberty as the source of all fundamental rights

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State and Church in the European Union

In its Constitution for Europe the European Union promises to guarantee religious freedom and non-discrimination, to respect religious diversity and to maintain a dialogue

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Quince estudios sobre la libertad religiosa en Chile

The author, a leading scholar of Church and State relations in Chile, examines some issues connected to religious freedom.

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Law and Religion, cases and materials

This new casebook fills the need for an interdisciplinary approach to law and religion.

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La libertad religiosa en España y Argentina

The impact of religion on society and legal systems is constantly growing.

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Charitable choice at work

Too often, say its critics, U.S. domestic policy is founded on ideology rather than evidence.

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Wrestling with God: The courts tortuous treatment of Religion

The relationship between church and state is both controversial and unsettled.

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So help me God

Todays dispute over the line between church and state (or the lack thereof) is neither the first nor the fiercest in our history.

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Secularism or Democracy? Associational Governance of Religious Diversity

Established institutions and policies of dealing with religious diversity in liberal democratic states are increasingly under pressure.

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The Politics of Secularism in International Relations

This book offers a powerful challenge to realist, liberal and constructivist accounts of international relations that work on the assumption that religion has been privatized in the West and develops a new approach to the phenomena described as ‘political Islam’ and ‘religious resurgence.’

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La libertad religiosa en el Derecho Argentino

This book is published in the collection of the Consejo Argentino para la Libertad Religiosa (CALIR)

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Introduction to the study of Canon Law

This book is an introduction to the study of canon law.

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Churches and Other Religious Organisations as Legal Persons

This book contains the contributions to the Conference “Churches and Other Religious Organisations as Legal Persons”.

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Spiritual Weapons. The Cold War and the Forging of an American National Religion

While some may argue that religion has & continues to influence U.S. foreign policy, others would argue that foreign policy has significantly influenced an American National Religion after 1947.

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Libertad Religiosa y confesiones. Derecho eclesiástico del Estado Colombiano

Ecclesiastical Law has not a strong academic tradition in Colombia as an autonomous teaching included in the Law Schools programs.

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Legal aspects of religious freedom

This publication contains the proceedings of the international conference "Legal Aspects of Religious Freedom"

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Laws of India on Religion and Religious Affairs

This book offers a comprehensive account of the laws of India relating to religion and religious freedom

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L´administration des cultes dans les pays de l´Union Européenne

In this book the representatives of some religions at the EU Commission describe what their religious communities (Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Orthodox, and Protestant) expect from the European Union

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Europe's Muslim women: potential, aspirations and challenges

Muslim women continue to be associated in European public opinion with low employment levels, scarce upward social mobility and infrequent success in highly paid professions

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Christianity and Law. An introduction

What impact has Christianity had on the law from its beginnings to the present day?

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World Religions and Norms of War

Recent armed conflicts—domestic and international—have drawn fresh attention to age-old questions concerning when war can be justified.

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The Application of Islamic Criminal Law in Pakistan. Sharia in Practice

No legal system in the world has aroused as much public interest as Sharia. However, the discourse around Sharia law is largely focused on its development and the theories.

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Secularism and State Policies toward Religion. The United States, France, and Turkey

Why do secular states pursue different policies toward religion?

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Religion, Politics and Law. Philosophical Reflections on the Sources of Normative Order in Society

Modern, liberal democracies in the West living under the rule of law and protection of human rights cannot articulate the very values from which they derive their legitimacy.

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Religion, Politics and Law in the European Union

EU enlargement has dramatically transformed the European Union into a multi-religious space.

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Orthodoxy and the Cold War. Religion and Political Power in Romania, 1947-65

This book examines the unique dynamics between Orthodoxy and politics in Romania.

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Freedom of Religion and Schools: the Case of Ireland: A failure to protect international human rights standards

This is the first major study to examine the primary education system in Ireland in terms of international human rights standards and obligations.

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The Right to Religious Freedom in International Law

This book explores the right to religious freedom within international law.

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The Law of Organized Religions. Between Establishment and Secularism

This book studies the law of England and Wales as it applies to organized religions.

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State Religion Relationships and Human Rights Law. Towards a Right to Religiously Neutral Governance

This book examines the question of how the mode of state and church identification affects the state’s scope for compliance with human rights law.

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Shari'a As Discourse. Legal Traditions and the Encounter with Europe

This volume exposes some of the various issues raised in relation to Muslim communities in Europe by putting the intellectual and legal traditions into dialogue.

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Law and Religion: National, International, and Comparative Perspectives

In Law and Religion: National, International, and Comparative Perspectives, every chapter supports a broad and dynamic discussion of familiar issues by placing them in a global context.

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Law and Religion in the 21st Century. Relations between States and Religious Communities

This book brings together leading international scholars of law and religion to provide an overview of current issues in State-religion relations.

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An Unfortunate Coincidence

The book shows the part played by racial and religious understandings in legal decision-making, addressing the place of a minority with a long history in England and within the English cultural imagination.

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The power of religion in the public sphere

The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of pre eminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern

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The Place of Religion in Family Law: A Comparative Search

This collection of comparative essays brings together reflections on a range of religions, including Islam, Judaism and Roman Catholicism. With insights, both historical and contemporary, from Ireland, Israel, Malta, Sweden, Russia, Turkey and the UK, it seeks to discover the place which religion has or might have within family law.

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The Agnostic Age

This book offers a sensitive and sensible approach to questions of church-state conflict, justifying what the courts have done in some cases and demanding new results in others.

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Shari'a Politics. Islamic Law and Society in Modern World

hese studies of eight Muslim-majority societies, and state-of-the-field reflections by leading experts, provide the first comparative investigation of movements for and against implementation of shari'a.

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Risorgimento e Religione

This new book sheds a new light on how the new born Italian State in the 1800's dealt with the rising tensions between its sovereignty and the Roman Catholic Church.

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Religion, Education and the State

In the context of education, Church and State issues are of growing importance and appear to be increasingly divisive.

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Law and Religion

The worlds of law and religion increasingly collide in Parliament and the courtroom.

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Religion and Law in the United Kingdom

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this convenient resource provides systematic information on how United Kingdom deals with the role religion plays or can play in society, the legal status of religious communities and institutions, and the legal interaction among religion, culture, education, and media.

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Religion and Human Rights. An introduction.

The relationship between religion and human rights is both complex and inextricable.

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Law and the Wearing of Religious Symbols

The book provides an overview of emerging case law from the European Court of Human Rights as well as from national courts and equality bodies in European countries on the wearing of religious symbols in educational settings.

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Law and the Culture of Israel

Within a short span of time in the course of the 1980s, the Supreme Court of Israel effected far-reaching changes in its legal doctrine and in the way it perceives its role among the state\\\'s branches

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Law and Religion in Public Life

?With religion at centre stage in conflicts worldwide, and in social, ethical and geo-political debates, this book takes a timely look at relations between law and religion.

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Law and Religion in Europe. A Comparative Introduction

Each state in Europe has its own national laws which affect religion and these are increasingly the subject of political and academic debate.

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Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State

?The State of Israel was established as a Jewish and democratic State.

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Islamic Law in Europe?

Cultural and religious identity and family law are inter-related in a number of ways and raise various complex issues. European legal systems have taken various approaches to meeting these challenges

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Dictionnaire du Droit des religions

Ouvrage sans équivalent, ce dictionnaire du Droit des Religions est un guide indispensable pour comprendre l’évolution actuelle des pratiques religieuses et leur prise en compte par les autorités religieuses et les politiques publiques à la lumière du pluralisme juridique contemporain.

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Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State

Democratic states must protect the liberty of citizens and must accommodate both religious liberty and cultural diversity.

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Church, State and the Crisis in American Secularism

Since 1947, the Supreme Court has promised government neutrality toward religion, but in a nation whose motto is “In God We Trust” and which pledges allegiance to “One Nation under God,” the public square is anything but neutral—a paradox not lost on a rapidly secularizing America and a point of contention among those who identify all expressions of religion by government as threats to a free society.

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Church and State in Western Society

?The role of religion as a contentious and motivating force in society is examined here through the lens of the church-state dynamic in countries with three very different approaches to this crucial relationship.

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Conflictos entre consciencia y ley. Las objeciones de conciencia.

This book contains a detailed and documented analysis of conscientious objections in comparative and international law, and benefits from the authors’ experience of more than two decades studying this interesting legal phenomenon.

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The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education

The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education is the first book to comprehensively address the range of ways that major countries around the world teach religion in public and private educational institutions.

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Religious Symbols in Public Functions: Unveiling State Neutrality

A Comparative Analysis of Dutch, English and French Justifications for Limiting the Freedom of Public Officials to Display Religious Symbols.

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Religion in Public Spaces. A European perspective.

This timely volume discusses the much debated and controversial subject of the presence of religion in the public sphere.

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Religion and Discrimination Law in the European Union – La discrimination en matière religieuse dans l'Union Européenne

?The 23rd Annual Congress of the European Consortium for Church and State Research took place in Oxford, United Kingdom from 29 September to 2 October 2011.

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Law, Religious Freedoms and Education in Europe

?This volume considers issues such as religious expression, faith schooling and worship in schools, in a multidisciplinary and comparative approach.

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El uso de símbolos como ejercicio del derecho de libertad religiosa en el ordenamiento jurídico italiano (2012)

After approaching the Italian system of church-state relations, special attention is dedicated to the use of veils in public places.

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Religion, Politics and Law in the European Union

This edited volume examines the activities of religious actors in the context of supranational European institutions and the ways in which they have responded to the idea of Europe at local and international levels.

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Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries

This book offers an integrated analysis of the constitutional experience of Islamic countries, drawing on the methods and insights of comparative constitutional law, Islamic law, international law and legal history.

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A Test of Faith? Religious Diversity and Accommodation in the European Workplace

Issues of religious diversity in the workplace have become very topical and have been raised before domestic courts and the European Court of Human Rights

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Zeitschrift für evangelisches Kirchenrecht (ZevKR)

The Zeitschrift für evangelisches Kirchenrecht covers all problems and aspects of Protestant church law und state law relating to religion, mainly in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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The Tragedy of Religious Freedom

The book explores the law and religion issues as referred to far-flung theories about the I Amendment, explaining why conflicts on religious liberty are so emotionally fraught and deeply contested.

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Vergentis

VERGENTIS es la revista de carácter científico de la Cátedra de Investigación Conjunta Inocencio III.

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The Library of Essays on Law and Religion: 4-Volume Set

This series brings together the most influential and important articles in the field of law and religion from recent decades. The selection provides an insight into the many nuances and particularities of the field and reflects the wide range of issues and views of this growing discipline.

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The Burqa Affair Across Europe. Between Public and Private Space

The book provides a useful comparative perspective on how the \"burqua affair\" has been dealt with across a range of European states.

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The Journal of Religion

The Journal of Religion promotes critical, hermeneutical, historical, and constructive inquiry into religion.

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Religious Freedom in the Liberal State. Second edition.

Examining the law and public policy relating to religious liberty in the West, this book contains a detailed analysis of religious freedom from an evangelical Christian perspective.

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Studia canonica

Studia canonica is a scholarly journal on canon law published twice a year by the Faculty of Canon Law of Saint Paul University in Ottawa, Canada.

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Social Compass

Social Compass is a fully peer reviewed international journal that publishes original research and review articles on the sociology of religion.

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Religion and Law in Italy

The book provides systematic information on how Italy deals with the role religion plays or can play in society.

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Law, Religion, Constitution. Freedom of Religion, Equal Treatment, and the Law

The proceedings of the second ICLARS conference held in Santiago (Chile) are now available.

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Religion and Law in the United Kingdom. Second edition

This book provides systematic information on how the United Kingdom deals with the role religion plays or can play in society.

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Religion and Law in the Czech Republic

The book provides systematic information on how Czech Republic deals with the role religion plays or can play in society in a brode perspective.

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Revue du droit des religions

La Revue du droit des religions a pour ambition d'offrir une meilleure compréhension des enjeux relatifs à l'encadrement juridique du phénomène religieux.

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Legal Cases, New Religious Movements, and Minority Faiths

This is the first book to focus on important aspects of the relationship of smaller faiths to the societies in which they function by using specific legal cases to examine social control efforts.

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Revista General de Der. Canónico y Der. Eclesiástico del Estado

Founded in 2003, the RGDCDEE is published on-line three times a year and focusses on law and religion or canon law issues

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From Your Gods to Our Gods. A History of Religion in Indian, South African and British Courts.

A cross cuttig analisys of the main issues in the relation between religion and public sphere.

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Religion, State & Society

Focuses on communist and formerly communist countries throughout the world, and the legacy of the encounter between religion and communism.

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Family, Religion, and Law. Cultural Encounters in Europe

This collection discusses how official legal systems do and should respond to the reality of a plurality of family types and origins within their jurisdictions.

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Religion Staat Gesellschaft. Zeitschrift für Glaubensformen und Weltanschauungen (Journal for the Study of Beliefs and Worldviews)

The Journal for the Study of Beliefs and Worldviews was founded in 2000.The volumes usually deal with one specific question out of the topics covered in general.

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Buddhism and Law. An introduction

This volume will be an essential resource for all students and teachers in Buddhist studies, law and religion, and comparative law.

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Recht, Religie en Samenleving, Law, Religion and Society, Droit, Religion et Société

Published two times a year, Law, Religion and Society publishes articles on all aspects of ecclesiastical law and the law of Church and State.

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Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritage.

This book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean.

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Quaderni di diritto e politica ecclesiastica

Founded in 1984, the “Quaderni” are the most comprehensive Italian journal dealing with law and religion issues.

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Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

This handbook features new, specially commissioned papers by a range of eminent scholars that offer a comprehensive overview of the field of law and religion.

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Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

Recent years have witnessed a resurgence of religion in public life and a concomitant array of legal responses.

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Religion and Law in Hungary - Second edition

This convenient resource provides systematic information on how Hungary deals with the role religion plays or can play in society.

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Österreichisches Archiv für Recht & Religion

The Österreichisches Archiv für Recht & Religion contains articles and court decisions about current problems of ecclesiastical law in today's society.

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Religious Hatred and International Law. The Prohibition of Incitement to Violence or Discrimination

This book traces the origins of this provision and proposes an actus reus for advocacy of religious hatred.

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Islamic Law in Past and Present

Islamic Law in Past and Present provides information based on an abundance of Oriental and Western sources regarding Islamic law.

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Kirche und Recht. Zeitschrift für die kirchliche und staatliche Praxis

The supra-denominational and ecumenical orientated journal Kirche und Recht aims at all institutions and authorities, which apply ecclesiastical and state law.

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Intolerant Religion in a Tolerant-Liberal Democracy

This book aims to examine and critically analyse the role that religion has and should have in the public and legal sphere.

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Women’s Rights and Religious Laws. Domestic and International Perspectives

This book will be of great relevance to scholars and policy makers with an interest in law and religion, gender studies and human rights law.

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Journal of Religion in Europe (JRE)

Founded in 2007, the Journal of Religion in Europe (JRE) provides a forum for multi-disciplinary research into the complex dynamics of religious discourses and practices in Europe.

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The Atheist Bus Campaign.Global Manifestations and Responses.

The international “Atheist Bus Campaign” generated controversy, and this volume is the first to systematically and thoroughly explore and analyze each manifestation of that campaign.

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Journal of Muslims in Europe

The Journal of Muslims in Europe devoted to publishing articles dealing with contemporary issues on Islam and Muslims in Europe from all disciplines.

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Shari'a Law and Modern Muslim Ethics

Bringing together leading scholars of Islamic politics, ethics, and law, this book examines the varied meanings and uses of Islamic law.

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Journal of Law and Religion

The Journal of Law and Religion publishes cutting-edge research on different topics related to law and religion.

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Religious Rules, State Law, and Normative Pluralism - A Comparative Overview

This book explores how State recognition of religious rules affect the degree of legal diversity available to citizens.

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Journal of Islamic Studies

The Journal of Islamic Studies is a multi-disciplinary publication dedicated to the scholarly study of all aspects of Islam and of the Islamic world.

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Religious Adjudication and the State

This book collects the proceedings of the last conference of the European Consortium for Church and State Research.

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Journal of Church and State

The Journal of Church and State, published four times a year, is concerned with what has been called the "greatest subject in the history of the West".

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Storia della Russia e dei Paesi limitrofi. Chiesa e Impero (Vol. I, II, III, IV)

The four volumes cover the entire lifespan of the Russian State.

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Religion and the Exercise of Public Authority

The book try to examine how religion figures in the decisions, actions and experiences of those charged with performing public duties.

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Jewish Law Annual

The Jewish Law Annual provides English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual, and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law.

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Religion and Equality. Law in Conflict

This volume presents an analysis of controversial events and issues shaping a rapidly changing international legal, political, and social landscape.

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Ius Ecclesiae

The aim of Ius Ecclesiae, the canon law review of the Pontifical Roman Atheneum of the Holy Cross, is to contribute to scientific reflection on the juridical experience of the Catholic Church.

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Religions and Constitutional Transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean. The Pluralistic Moment

This book investigates the role of Islam and religious freedom in the constitutional transitions of six North African and Middle Eastern countries..

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Islamic studies

Islamic Studies is an internationally peer reviewed research journal in Islamics, published by Islamic Research Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan, since 1962.

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L’Etat et les religions en France. Une sociologie historique de la laïcité

Comment faire vivre ensemble des individus égaux en droits et différents par leurs convictions?

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Islamic Law and Society

Founded in 1994, Islamic Law and Society provides a forum for research in the field of classical and modern Islamic law, in Muslim and non-Muslim countries.

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Islamic Traditions of Refuge in the Crises of Iraq and Syria

This book considers positions refugees take relative to the state, humanitarian actors and faith-based organisations in the humanitarian field.

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International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church

The International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church (IJSCC) was founded in 2001.

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Islamic and Jewish Legal Reasoning. Encountering Our Legal Other.

In the course of this volume, scholars examine such issues as judicial authority, the legal policing of female sexuality, and the status of those who stand outside one\'s own tradition.

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Una nueva regulación del Registro de Entidades Religiosas entre el control y la gestión de la libertad en el tratamiento de la libertad religiosa

En esta monografía el autor pretende presentar, contrastar y analizar las novedades, detectar sus carencias o contradicciones con el marco constitucional y, en su caso, ofrecer soluciones.

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European Journal for Church and State Research

The relationship between state and church is in constant flux. It takes place in intense structural changes and the steady influence of judicial decisions.

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Religious Freedom in an Egalitarian Age

Tensions between religious freedom and equality law are newly strained in America.

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Ecclesiastical Law Journal

Published three times a year, the Ecclesiastical Law Journal publishes articles on all aspects of ecclesiastical law and the law of Church and State.

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Proportionality, Equality Laws and Religion. Conflicts in England, Canada and the USA.

This book considers how the law should manage conflicts between the right of religious freedom and that of non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation.

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Derecho y Religión

Published annually since 2006, each edition of “Law and Religion” analyzes an issue related to outward expressions of religion from a strictly legal perspective.

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L'affiliation religieuse en Europe

L'affiliation religieuse, le fait d’être membre d’une religion, est une question complexe qui met en jeu à la fois la liberté de conscience.

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Comparative Islamic Studies

Comparative Islamic Studies aims to advance reaserach on Islam through comparisons between Islam and other religions, and between religious and non-religious factors and disciplines.

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Islamic Law. Cases, Authorities and Worldview

Introducing undergraduate students to Islamic law, this accessible textbook does not presume legal or technical knowledge.

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Archiv des öffentlichen Rechts Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Länder deutscher Sprache

The Archiv für katholisches Kirchenrecht is published two times a year.

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Coercion and Responsibility in Islam. A Study in Ethics and Law

Mairaj Syed explores how classical Muslim theologians and jurists from four intellectual traditions argue about the thorny issues that coercion raises about responsibility for one\'s action.

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Religion and Law in Spain

The book provides systematic information on how Spain deals with the role religion plays or can play in society.

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Anuario de Derecho Eclesiástico del Estado

Founded in 1985, the “Anuario” is the most comprehensive Spanish journal dealing with law and religion issues.

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Ecclesiastical Law - fourth edition

This book offers a fully revised and updated exposition of the law of the Church of England.

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Ecclesiastical Law - fourth edition

This book offers a fully revised and updated exposition of the law of the Church of England.

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Ecclesiastical Law - fourth edition

This book offers a fully revised and updated exposition of the law of the Church of England.