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Religion, law, and society

a Christian-Muslim discussion

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Published by WCC Publications, Kok Pharos Pub. Co. in Geneva, Kampen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Islam.,
  • Religion and law -- Comparative studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTarek Mitri, editor.
    ContributionsMitri, Tarek., World Council of Churches. Office on Interreligious Relations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP172 .R45 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 137 p. ;
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL934068M
    ISBN 102825411485, 9039005141
    LC Control Number95235197
    OCLC/WorldCa32376834

    Abstract. This book review analyzes Michael J. Perry's most recent book Toward a Theory of Human Rights: Religion, Law, Courts. Perry's book brings together two previously separate aspects of his thoughtful and pioneering scholarship dealing with the proper relation of morality (especially religious morality) to law and human rights and the role of courts in protecting Author: Mark C. Modak-Truran. Believers of religion will be charitable with time and money, hoping to relieve some of the burdens a society faces, such as hunger, clothing needs, housing needs and overall spiritual counseling. Without the religious frameworks that guide these actions, many people may not feel morally obligated to address societal problems, making religion.

    Summary. This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary examination of law and legal institutions in Malaysia. It examines legal issues from historical, social, and political perspectives, and discusses the role of law in relation to Malaysian multiculturalism, religion, . This is a study of religion, politics, and society in a period of great significance in modern Irish history. The late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries saw the consolidation of the power of the Protestant landed class, the enactment of penal laws against Catholics, and constitutional conflicts that forced Irish Protestants to redefine their ideas of national identity.

    The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University (CSLR) is an interdisciplinary, interreligious, and international community of scholars devoted to exploring the religious dimensions of law and the legal dimensions of religion. Studying ideas, institutions, and practices, we propose that religion inspires law toward ritual and justice, while law undergirds religion .   Yesterday saw the launch in Canberra of the first report by a body called the "Study of the Economic Impact of Religion on Society" (SEIROS), looking into the general impact of religious belief on the Australian community. The report, prepared by respected economic modellers at Deloitte based on a commissioned survey designed by researchers for.


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