Resources on Faith, Ethics and Public Life

Religion and Law Database

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Religion and law intersect around some of the most complex and contested global issues. This collection explores the religious dimensions of the rule of law, including comparative analysis of the influence of religion on legal systems in the vast array of modern nation-states and developing nations, the religious dimensions of international law and human rights, the religious sources for human rights protections, the legal enforcement of religious norms for behavior in diverse societies worldwide, and legal enforcements for religious freedom.
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