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U.N. chief says crises show need for interfaith amity

U.N. chief says crises show need for interfaith amity | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
VIENNA (Reuters)- The violent crises in Syria, Gaza and Mali show how important it is for different religions to work together to promote understanding rather than sow hatred, United Nations Secretary...
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They need to work together with different religions

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Battle over preaching at Northland holiday lighting display heads back to federal court | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota

Battle over preaching at Northland holiday lighting display heads back to federal court | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Two Northland preachers are back in federal court alleging that the city of Duluth and Bentleyville Tour of Lights are again violating their constitutional rights to profess their faith inside the holiday lighting display.
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Court: Too much religion in prosecution of priest | News Cut

Court: Too much religion in prosecution of priest | News Cut | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has apparently narrowed the ability of prosecutors to try clergy charged with having sexual relationships with people who seek religious or spiritual advice.
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Liberty University gets another chance at Obamacare | World on Campus: news for college students from a Christian perspective.

Liberty University gets another chance at Obamacare | World on Campus: news for college students from a Christian perspective. | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
WORLD on Campus is a news website for college students looking for news from a new perspective that will help them develop a Christian worldview.
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Law and Religion in the 21st Century (Cultural Diversity and Law): Silvio Ferrari, Rinaldo Cristofori: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

Law and Religion in the 21st Century (Cultural Diversity and Law): Silvio Ferrari, Rinaldo Cristofori: Amazon.com: Kindle Store (Law and Religion in the 21st Century: This book brings together leading international scholars of law and religi...)...
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Governor Brown Signs Bills Adding Protection for Religious Practices

Governor Brown recently signed two bills that are designed to combat religious discrimination. The...
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Just a “Liberal” “Girl”?: The Framing of Nurul Izzah Anwar over “Freedom of Religion” Remarks

Just a “Liberal” “Girl”?: The Framing of Nurul Izzah Anwar over “Freedom of Religion” Remarks | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
RT @somalieren: Flott dame, trist at hun trakk tilbake sitt opprinnelige argument.
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Visas for rich investors 'threaten national character': Bishop

Visas for rich investors 'threaten national character': Bishop | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Melbourne Anglican Bishop Philip Huggins questions how wealthy visa candidates make their money. (There's supposed to be a separation of church and state. Apply the rules of your own belief system Huggins!
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Adventist president calls for December 1 Day of Prayer, Fasting to support falsely accused members

Adventist president calls for December 1 Day of Prayer, Fasting to support falsely accused members | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Antonio Monteiro, Bruno Amah imprisoned in Togo since March...
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Laws penalizing blasphemy, apostasy and defamation of religion are widespread - GalesburgPlanet.com

Laws penalizing blasphemy, apostasy and defamation of religion are widespread - GalesburgPlanet.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Laws penalizing blasphemy, apostasy and defamation of religion are widespreadGalesburgPlanet.comA new analysis by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life finds that as of 2011 nearly half of the countries and territories in the...
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Bad judgment at Strasbourg? | The Jewish Chronicle

Two months ago, the JC published an exceptionally important article by Jonathan Fisher QC.
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In world's most religious country, humanists rally for secular space

In world's most religious country, humanists rally for secular space | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
A group of humanists is looking to find its niche in Ghana, recently ranked most religious in a survey of 57 nations.
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Liberty University gets another chance at Obamacare | World on Campus: news for college students from a Christian perspective.

WORLD on Campus is a news website for college students looking for news from a new perspective that will help them develop a Christian worldview.
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Embattled W. Pa. Amish sect moving to upstate NY

NICKTOWN, Pa. — Levi Zook doesn't want to move his wife and eight children from the Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania to New York state but strongly believes he has no choice.
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Christian College Settles Federal Lawsuit Over State's Denial of Grant Money

TALLAHASSEE | Settling a federal lawsuit that involved questions about the school's "secular purpose," state education officials will allow students at a Central Florida Christian college to be eligible for a popular grant program.
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Charitable trusts and advancement of religion: On a whim and a prayer?

Charitable trusts and advancement of religion: On a whim and a prayer? | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The advancement of religion is a controversial head of charitable trusts: whilst its foundations are based on tenets of intangible belief systems, New Zealand law, alongside other common law jurisdictions, supports the notion that the public...
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Law, Critical Religion, and the Importance of Semantics

Law, Critical Religion, and the Importance of Semantics | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
I often hear it said that the contributions of scholars in critical religion are “merely semantic”; that problematizing the category …Continue reading » (RT @CriticoReligio: NEW BLOG: G Desmarais (@grdesmarais): "Law, Critical Religion, & the ...
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Gay marriage: UK's biggest clash of church and state since the Reformation

Gay marriage: UK's biggest clash of church and state since the Reformation | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Andrew Pierce writing for the Mail Online says: "Not only does David Cameron risk triggering what could easily lead to the biggest schism between a Prime Minis (RT @PoliticalLogic: "I don’t support gay marriage despite being a Conservative.)...
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Pulpit Freedom Sunday Violates Separation of Church And State

Pulpit Freedom Sunday Violates Separation of Church And State | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The right to freedom of religion is so central to American democracy that it was enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution along with other fundamental rights such as freedom of speech a...
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China: Weibo and advancing freedom of religion or belief - Christian news, FaithfulNews

China: Weibo and advancing freedom of religion or belief - Christian news, FaithfulNews | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
China: Weibo and advancing freedom of religion or belief - Popular Chinese microblog Weibo has been used by people to express religious beliefs and to voice criticisms, for example of some local government actions.
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Tony Coady on Religion in the Political Sphere: Part 1 - Practical Ethics (blog)

Tony Coady on Religion in the Political Sphere: Part 1Practical Ethics (blog)Religion is difficult to define and its appropriate role in the public domain is frequently disputed.
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