New PDF release: Law and Religion: Cases in Context (Law & Business)

By Leslie C. Griffin

ISBN-10: 0735578192

ISBN-13: 9780735578197

Designed for use both as a first-rate textual content or with any Law and Religion or First Amendment textual content, Law and faith: situations in Context offers descriptions and discussions of the landmark instances in legislation and faith and the 1st modification. circumstances are chosen from the major faith and primary modification casebooks, and the authors offer insights into the importance of every whereas revealing its context and, for plenty of, information about what occurred after the case was once concluded.

This designated textual content will intrigue scholars and have interaction their curiosity with

  • accessible prose and fascinating illustrations
  • cases that contain issues that proceed to confound the courts: production technology and evolution; public spiritual symbols just like the pass and the crucifix; inner most spiritual garments just like the yarmulke and the khimar; tax coverage and religion
  • engaging characters, such as:
    • Guy Ballard, who instructed consumers that he was once selected by means of Saint Germain as a divine messenger and possessed supernatural healing
    • powers that they can purchase
    • Officer and medical professional Simcha Goldman, who wore a yarmulke to the psychology sanatorium until eventually an aggravated army legal professional complained toGoldman's superiors that the yarmulke was once now not authorised less than Air strength regulations
    • Kimberlie Webb, a Philadelphia police officer who misplaced her efforts to put on a headband whereas in uniform and on duty
    • Ronald Rosenberger, who effectively challenged the collage of Virginia's denial of investment to his evangelical e-book, WideAwake
  • insights from leading legislation and faith scholars of numerous specialist, spiritual, geographical, and institutional backgrounds

In her function as editor, Leslie C. Griffin, who holds a Ph.D. in spiritual stories from Yale college in addition to a J.D. from Stanford legislation institution, has introduced jointly a powerful team of members to create Law and faith: situations in Context.

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