The Study of Law and Religion: An Apologia and Agenda
John Witte Jr.
Emory University School of Law
Frank S. Alexander
Ministry and Mission, Vol. 14, p. 4-15, Fall 1988
This early Article outlines the main themes of this new field of interdisciplinary legal study, and some of the main motivations for promoting the interaction of law and religion. The two authors have expanded these early ideas in their later anthology: Christianity and Law: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Keywords: Law and Religion; Church and State; Legal Ritual; Legal Positivism
Date posted: June 3, 2011 ; Last revised: October 4, 2014