The Study of Law and Religion in the United States: An Interim Report

@article{Witte2012TheSO,
  title={The Study of Law and Religion in the United States: An Interim Report},
  author={John Witte},
  journal={Ecclesiastical Law Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={327 - 354}
}
  • John Witte
  • Published 22 August 2012
  • Law, History
  • Ecclesiastical Law Journal
The study of law and religion has exploded around the world. This article, prepared in celebration of the silver jubilee of the Ecclesiastical Law Society, traces the development of law and religion study in the United States. Despite its long tradition of strict separation of Church and state, and despite its long allegiance to legal positivism and intellectual secularisation, the United States has emerged as a world leader of the new interdisciplinary field of law and religion. Hundreds of… 
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