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Religious Group Autonomy

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines religious group autonomy which comprises the right of religious communities to determine and administer their own internal religious affairs without interference from the state. ... More


Religious Group Autonomy

Rex Ahdar and Ian Leigh

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606474
eISBN:
9780191744259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606474.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines religious group autonomy, which comprises the right of religious communities to determine and administer their own internal religious affairs without interference from the ... More


Religious Autonomy

Farrah Ahmed

in Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199458066
eISBN:
9780199085514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458066.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The purpose of this chapter is to lay part of the groundwork for the rest of this book by describing the concept of religious autonomy as it will be used here. ‘Religious autonomy’ was described as ... More


Religious Language

William P. Alston

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

First there is some preliminary clearing of the deck. I argue against Verificationism (what seem like statements about God do have truth-values), and against Wittgensteinians (that religious ... More


Why Churches (and, Possibly, the Tarpon Bay Women’s Blue Water Fishing Club) Can Discriminate

Lawrence Sager

in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262525
eISBN:
9780190262563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262525.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with a proposition that likely enjoys broad assent: the Catholic Church can insist that its priests be male without interference from the state. At least four explanations support ... More


Conclusion

Farrah Ahmed

in Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199458066
eISBN:
9780199085514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458066.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Conclusion briefly indicates what the conclusions of this book mean for the reform of the personal law system. But, as noted in the book, insufficient attention has been paid to religious ... More


The Ultra-Orthodox Community in Israel and the Right to an Exclusively Religious Education

Gila Stopler

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter discusses the exemption of Ultra-Orthodox boys’ high schools from teaching the mandatory state core curriculum. It claims that this exemption endangers the liberal underpinnings of the ... More


Reversibility, Proportionality, and Conflicting Rights

Ian Leigh

in When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter develops a test (the ‘reversibility test’) for resolving clashing rights cases where limitations of Convention rights for the protection of the ‘rights and freedoms of others’ are at ... More


Political Theology and the Postsecular

Jeffrey W. Robbins

in Radical Democracy and Political Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156363
eISBN:
9780231527132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156363.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter turns to the application of radical democracy to political theology. It poses the question of how radical democracy might affect a new and different understanding of political theology. ... More


Modern Responsa: 1800 to the Present

David Novak

in An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262626
eISBN:
9780191682360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262626.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The French Revolution, especially Napoleon's reign and its diverse consequences, brought about immense changes in the social reality faced by Jews. Also, this period signifies how the modern nation ... More


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