Bibliographic Details

After secular law / edited by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Robert A. Yelle, Mateo Taussig-Rubbo.

Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford Law Books, ©2011.
Description xiii, 381 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series The cultural lives of law
Cultural lives of law.
Subject Religion and law.
Religion and law.
Religious law and legislation.
Format Print, Book
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Other authors / contributors Sullivan, Winnifred Fallers, 1950- editor of compilation.
Yelle, Robert A., editor of compilation.
Taussig-Rubbo, Mateo, 1972- editor of compilation.
Case, Mary Anne.
ISBN 9780804775366 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804775362 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Histories of the Legal Secular
  • 1. Moses' Veil: Secularization as Christian Myth
  • 2. Secular Law and the Realm of False Religion
  • 3. Assenting to the Law: Sacrifice and Punishment at the Dawn of Secularism
  • 4. National Security and Secularization in the English Revolution of 1688
  • 5. "Intolerance of Intolerance" in the Unitarian Controversy: The Theology of Baker v. Fales
  • 6. The University and the Advent of the Academic Secular: The State's Management of Public Instruction
  • 7. Stasiology: Political Theology and the Figure of the Sacrificial Enemy
  • 8. Against Sovereign Impunity: The Political Theology of the International Criminal Court
  • Part II. Ethnographies of the Legal Secular
  • 9. Sovereign Power and Secular Indeterminacy: Is Egypt a Secular or a Religious State?
  • 10. The Ruse of Law: Legal Equality and the Problem of Citizenship in a Multireligious Sudan
  • 11. The Religio-Secular Continuum: Reflections on the Religious Dimensions of Turkish Secularism
  • 12. "The Spirits Were Always Watching": Buddhism, Secular Law; and Social Change in Thailand
  • 13. Secular Speech and Popular Passions: The Antinomies of Indian Secularism
  • 14. Courting Culture: Unexpected Relationships between Religion and Law in Contemporary Hawai'i
  • 15. The Peculiar Stake U.S. Protestants Have in the Question of State Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages
  • 16. Sacred Property: Searching for Value in the Rubble of 9/11
  • 17. When Is Religion, Religion, and a Knife, a Knifeùand Who Decides?: The Case of Denmark
  • Index