TITLE

Court ruling favors bankrupt tithers

PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Christian Century;5/22/96, Vol. 113 Issue 18, p567
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Eighth District US Court of Appeals' ruling that contributions to the Crystal Evangelical Free Church of New Hope, Minnesota made by bankrupt Minnesota couple Bruce and Nancy Young cannot be seized by creditors. Total amount contributed by the couple; Ruling as a test of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Statements made by Senior District Judge Andrew Bogue in a dissent to the decision.
ACCESSION #
9606175125

 

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