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Church Autonomy

A Comparative Survey

by Gerhard Robbers (Volume editor)
Edited Collection 716 Pages

Summary

The book dedicates itself to the right of autonomy of the churches and religious communities in Europe and the USA. This right of self-determination is embedded in many different, very complex relationships between the state and religious communities. It touches conceptions of freedom of religion and its limits based on different cultures and political settings. Numerous leading experts of the law on religion in Europe and the USA analyze the right of autonomy of the churches and religious communities. They thus offer profound information and many ideas to a better mutual understanding.

Details

Pages
716
ISBN (Softcover)
9783631362235
Language
English
Published
Frankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2001. 716 pp.

Biographical notes

Gerhard Robbers (Volume editor)

The Editor: Gerhard Robbers, born in 1950, Professor of Public Law at the University of Trier, Germany.

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