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The Confluence of Law and Religion: Interdisciplinary Reflections on the Work of Norman Doe

The Confluence of Law and Religion: Interdisciplinary Reflections on the Work of Norman Doe

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Cambridge University Press, 4/21/2016
EAN 9781107105430, ISBN10: 1107105439

Hardcover, 338 pages, 23.6 x 15.8 x 2.4 cm
Language: English

Since the early 1990s, politicians, policymakers, the media and academics have increasingly focused on religion, noting the significant increase in the number of cases involving religion. As a result, law and religion has become a specific area of study. The work of Professor Norman Doe at Cardiff University has served as a catalyst for this change, especially through the creation of the LLM in Canon Law in 1991 (the first degree of its type since the time of the Reformation) and the Centre for Law and Religion in 1998 (the first of its kind in the UK). Published to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the LLM in Canon Law and to pay tribute to Professor Doe's achievements so far, this volume reflects upon the interdisciplinary development of law and religion.

Foreword Lord Williams of Oystermouth
1. Renaissance and re-engagement
Norman Doe's achievement in the discipline of law and religion Mark Hill, QC
Part I. Conceptual Foundations and Historical Development
2. Law, religion and the curve of reason Celia Kenny
3. Legal authority in canon law
cases from the notebook of a medieval lawyer Richard H. Helmholz
4. Trust and conscience in early English law David Seipp
5. A sociological theory of religious law Russell Sandberg
Part II. Government and Ministry
6. The rise of ecclesiastical quasi-legislation Paul Colton
7. The development and influence of Anglican canon law Anthony Jeremy
8. Ecclesiastical regulation and secular law
a comparative examination Frank Cranmer
Part III. Doctrine, Liturgy and Rites
9. Justice and mercy
canon law and the sacrament of penance Robert Ombres, OP
10. Pardon and peace – rights and responsibilities
persuasion not compulsion Edward Morgan
11. Public law and traditional faith Norman Solomon
Part IV. The Interface of Religious Law and Civil Law
12. Who needs freedom of religion? Silvio Ferrari
13. Religion and human rights
principles and practice Carolyn Evans and Timnah Rachel Baker
14. Coercion, oaths and conscience
conceptual confusion in the right to freedom of religion or belief Alison Mawhinney
15. Religious freedom and the law Brenda Hale
Part V. Conclusions
16. The role of religion in building political communities Linda Hogan
17. The interdisciplinary growth of law and religion John Witte, Jr
18. New directions in the confluence of law and religion Celia Kenny.