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Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Norman Doe


Each State in Europe has its own national laws which affect religion and these are increasingly the subject of political and academic debate. This book provides a detailed comparative introduction to these laws with particular reference to the States of the European Union. A comparison of national laws reveals profound similarities from which emerge principles of law on religion common to the States of Europe, and the book articulates these. It examines the constitutional postures of States towards religion, religious freedom, and discrimination, and the legal position, autonomy, and ministers ... More

Keywords: State, European Union, States of Europe, religion, religious freedom, discrimination, religion law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199604005
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Norman Doe, author
Professor of Law and Director, Centre for Law and Religion, Law School, Cardiff University
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