Constitutional Law and Religion

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory
Subtitle of host publicationSecond edition
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405170062
StatePublished - Jan 27 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities(all)


  • Constitutional law and religion
  • Constitutional treatment of religion - and broader issues in constitutional and political theory
  • Contemporary secular legal conversation - questions about autonomy of law arising in two guises
  • Efforts of contemporary secular law - making sense of religion and determining its place in civil state
  • Encounter of religion and law - exciting both theology and jurisprudence
  • Invoking separation and deference - governing principles in jurisprudence of religion clauses
  • Law struggling, as intensely, with place of religious modes of thought
  • Making sense of the place of law - in general social order
  • Religion - as an ordinary and extraordinary constitutional problem
  • Religious traditions - defining themselves against worldview of law

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