Classical Religious Perspectives of Adoption Law
58 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2008
The article places modern adoption legislation in a historical context by providing a historical overview of the regulation of adoption and the rights of children and parents in the three Abrahimic faiths: Orthodox Judaism, Roman Catholicism, and Sunni Islamic law.
Keywords: Judaism, Catholicism, Islam, rights of the child, adoption, rights of the parent
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