Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 July 2010

422 Pages


ISBN: 9780199226108

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Shortlisted for the 2011 Inner Temple Book Prize

The Law of Organized Religions

Between Establishment and Secularism

Julian Rivers

  • Offers the first comprehensive, systematic account of the modern English law relating to religious organizations
  • Sets out the historical context of the church-state relationship to ground the understanding of the modern law
  • Represents an excellent teaching resource for courses on law and religion
  • Advances an original argument for the constitutional protection of religious practice that rejects legal secularism in favour of principles of autonomy and neutrality

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