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The Study of Law and Religion: An Apologia and Agenda

Ministry and Mission, Vol. 14, p. 4-15, Fall 1988

6 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2011 Last revised: 4 Oct 2014

John Witte Jr.

Emory University School of Law

Frank S. Alexander

Emory Law

Date Written: 1988

Abstract

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).

Keywords: Law and Religion; Church and State; Legal Ritual; Legal Positivism

Suggested Citation

Witte, John and Alexander, Frank S., The Study of Law and Religion: An Apologia and Agenda (1988). Ministry and Mission, Vol. 14, p. 4-15, Fall 1988. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1851219

John Witte Jr. (Contact Author)

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Frank S. Alexander

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United States

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