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Freedom, Salvation, Redemption

Theologies of Political Asylum

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

.001.0001 Thebault , Deborah , and Lena Rose . 2018 . “ What Kind of Christianity? A v Switzerland .” Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 7 : 543 – 550 . 10.1093/ojlr/rwy044 Van der Veer , Peter . The Value of Comparison . Durham, N.C. : Duke

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Reflections on the Rise of Legal Theology

Law and Religion in the Twenty-First Century

John L. Comaroff

Religion has always been intimately connected to law. Conversely, modern secular law, born of the separation of lex naturae from lex dei, has always been deeply theological. However, with transformations in the construction of the nation-state and changes in the sociopolitical scaffolding of the global order, the mutual infusion of law and religion appears to be extending both in scope and in substance—not-withstanding the ever more strident assertion of secularism by some nation-states. Counter-intuitively, the law itself appears to be ever more suffused with the sacral, while, across the planet, the sacral is reconstructing constitutional jurisprudence, administrative law, and much more besides. How do we account for this, for the rise of expansive cultures of theo-legality? Where is it leading? And with what implications?

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Migration – A New Normal

A Muslim Perspective

Amira Abdin

appointed a different law, and religion, And if God had so willed he would have made you all one (Umma), single community, but He willed Otherwise, in order to test you by means of what He has given you. So vie with one another in doing good deeds, unto Him

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Experiencing Anticipation. Anthropological Perspectives

Christopher Stephan and Devin Flaherty

( 2 ): 25 – 65 . doi: 10.1215/01642472-2006-010 . 10.1215/01642472-2006-010 Paul , R. 1977 . ‘ The Place of the Truth in Sherpa Law and Religion ’. Journal of Anthropological Research 33 ( 2 ): 167 – 184 . doi: 10.1086/jar.33.2.3629737 . 10

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Getting Medieval on Steven Pinker

Violence and Medieval England

Sara M. Butler

Sanction and the Divine Beneficience of Pain: 1100–1450,” Journal of Law and Religion 22, no. 1 (2006): 63–129. 41 Katherine Royer, “The Body in Parts: Reading the Execution Ritual in Late Medieval England,” Historical Reflections 29, no. 2 (2003): 319

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The Crown and the Crowd

Sublimations of Monarchy in Georgian Satirical Prints

David Morgan

is from its half-brother! The trunk, Justice, stands on three principal roots: Lords, Commons and King, with the latter properly at the centre. Laws and Religion are the two main branches. Instead of the wicked Jacobin cap, the King’s crown is also

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From Hope to §3-1

Legal Selves and Imaginaries in the Wake of Substance Treatment Reform in Norway

Aleksandra Bartoszko

Society ( Cambridge, MA : Polity ). Comaroff , J. L. ( 2009 ), ‘ Reflections on the Rise of Legal Theology: Law and Religion in the Twenty-First Century ’, Social Analysis 53 , no. 1 : 193 – 216 . doi:10.3167/sa.2009.530112 . 10.3167/sa.2009

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A Ritual Demystified

The Work of Anti-wonder among Sufi Reformists and Traditionalists in a Macedonian Roma Neighborhood

Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

Mongolia . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . 10.7591/9780801460937 Pelkmans , Mathijs . 2014 . “ Paradoxes of Religious Freedom and Repression in (Post-)Soviet Contexts .” Journal of Law and Religion 29 ( 3 ): 436 – 446 . 10.1017/jlr.2014

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Florian Helfer

eliminated local structures and imposed their own rule, law, and religion, while at the same time denying colonial subjects the human rights that lie at the very core of the European self-conception addressed in this passage. While the statement is not

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A Woman of Valor Goes to Court

Tort Law as an Instrument of Social Change under Multiculturalism

Ella Glass and Yifat Bitton

, Yoav . 2015 . “ The Boundaries of Social Transformation through Litigation: Women’s and LGBT Rights in Israel, 1970–2010 .” Israel Law Review 48 , no. 1 : 3 – 38 . 10.1017/S0021223714000284 Englard , Izhak . 1987 . “ Law and Religion in Israel