After secular law / edited by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Robert A. Yelle, Mateo Taussig-Rubbo.
Stanford, California : Stanford Law Books, ©2011.|
xiii, 381 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
The cultural lives of law|
Cultural lives of law.
Religion and law. |
Religion and law.
Religious law and legislation.
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Table of Contents:
- 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