Law and Religion in Greece

Brill’s Encyclopedia of Law and Religion (2014)

22 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2014

Date Written: October 13, 2014

Abstract

How does the state regulate religion and church -especially the prevalent orthodox christianism and its church in Greece? Which is the meaning and content of the principle of "state-law rule" that governs the relationship between the Greek state and the Greek Church? Which is the content of freedom of religion and its deficits?

Note: These are the main questions answered in this article, which is to be published as part of the "Brill’s Encyclopedia of Law and Religion" (2014).

Keywords: Greek Church, Orthodox Church, Greece, religion, freedom of religion

Suggested Citation

Papadopoulou, Lina Triantafyllia, Law and Religion in Greece (October 13, 2014). Brill’s Encyclopedia of Law and Religion (2014), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2509449

Lina Triantafyllia Papadopoulou (Contact Author)

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ( email )

Thessaloniki
Greece

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.auth.gr/en/staff-public-papadopoulou

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