THE REAL THREAT TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
- Congress approves modified religious persecution bill. Gardner, Christine J. // Christianity Today;11/16/98, Vol. 42 Issue 13, p32
Reports that the United States Congress approved a modified religious persecution bill called the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) in October 1998. Provisions under the bill; Sponsors of the measure; View of evangelical leaders on the bill.
- Religious Accommodation in Japan. Takahata, Eiichiro // Brigham Young University Law Review;2007, Vol. 2007 Issue 3, p729
The article offers an overview of religious accommodation in Japan. A brief description of the history of religious regulation in Japan is presented, along with a discussion of government control over religious persons and practices in the country. It examines court cases and government...
- Religious Law and Secular Law in Democracy: The Evolutions of the Roman Catholic Doctrine After the Second Vatican Council. Christians, Louis-Léon // Brigham Young University Law Review;2006, Vol. 2006 Issue 3, p661
The article discusses significant Catholic pronouncements that address the issue of the appropriate relation of religion and law within the framework of democracy. The Dignitatis Humanae tends to grant a broad understanding of religious matters and supports at least one limit to the...
- RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, VOLUME 1: OVERVIEWS AND HISTORY. KALSCHEUR, GREGORY // Theological Studies;Sep2011, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p674
The article reviews the book "Religious Liberty: Overviews and History," vol. 1, by Douglas Laycock.
- NEWS BRIEFS. // America;5/19/2014, Vol. 210 Issue 17, p10
The article offers news briefs related to government and religion as of May 19, 2014, including the introduction of the criminal component of the Shariah law in Brunei, the Palestinian Christians' reception of the proposed formation of a national unity government in Palestine between Fatah and...
- Under God but Not the Scarf: The Founding Myths of Religious Freedom in the United States and LaÃ¯citÃ© in France. Gunn, T. Jeremy // Journal of Church & State;Winter2004, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p7
Examines the founding myths of religious freedom in the U.S. and France. Adoption of a law by the French parliament in March 2004 that prohibits children from wearing religious clothing and insignia at schools; Similarities in the attitudes of the U.S. and France toward the relationship between...
- Religion, Law, and Judiciary in Modern India. Mahmood, Tahir // Brigham Young University Law Review;2006, Vol. 2006 Issue 3, p755
The article focuses on the constitutional, statutory and judicial framework of India's religion-state relations. It stresses that the balance in the framework between secularism and freedom of religion lies in the law determining the scope of religion and not religion determining the scope of...
- FREE EXERCISE: RELIGION GOES TO 'POT' Phillips, John R. // California Law Review;Jan1968, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p100
Discusses the freedom of religion as an issue within the constitutional framework in California. Historical development of 'free exercise' tests; Fifth Circuit's decision in 'Leary v. United States'; Evaluation of 'free exercise' claims.
- The Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Legislative choice... Lee, Rex E. // Brigham Young University Law Review;1993, Vol. 1993 Issue 1, p73
Examines the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which would require states to provide religious exemptions from generally applicable laws in the United States. Exploration of the interaction between the Supreme Court's power of judicial review and Congress' law-making authority; Examination of...