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State and religion in Israel, a philosophical-legal inquiry, Gideon Sapir, Daniel Statman

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State and religion in Israel, a philosophical-legal inquiry, Gideon Sapir, Daniel Statman
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
State and religion in Israel
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1041227328
Responsibility statement
Gideon Sapir, Daniel Statman
Sub title
a philosophical-legal inquiry
Summary
"State and Religion in Israel begins with a philosophical analysis of the two main questions regarding the role of religion in liberal states: should such states institute a 'Wall of Separation' between state and religion? Should they offer religious practices and religious communities special protection?"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Part 1: Theory -- 1. Liberalism and neutrality (1): Arguments against support -- 2. Liberalism and neutrality (2): Arguments against preference -- 3. The assumed dangers of religion -- 4. Religious reasons for separation -- 5. Freedom of religion -- 6. Protection of religious feelings -- 7. Freedom from religion -- 8. Religious coercion: the place of religious arguments in the public sphere -- Part 2: From theory to practice -- 9. Marriage and divorce -- 10. Religious education -- 11. Serving religious needs -- 12. Drafting yeshiva students into the army -- 13. The Sabbath in a Jewish State -- 14. The Supreme Court on the protection of and from religion -- 15. Minority religions in Israel
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