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Church and State in Scotland : Developing Law (Hardcover) (Francis Lyall)

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The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law. Drawing on previous material as well as discussing current topical issues, this book makes some comparisons between Scotland and other legal and religious jurisdictions. The study first considers the Church of Scotland, its ‘Disruption’ and statutorily recognised reconstitution and then the position of other denominations before assessing the interaction of religion and law and the impact of Human Rights and various discrimination laws within this distinctive Presbyterian country. This unique book will be of interest to both students and lecturers in constitutional and civil law, as well as historians and ecclesiastics.
Number of Pages: 239
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Public
Series Title: ICLARS Series on Law and Religion
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Francis Lyall
Language: English
Street Date: May 11, 2016
TCIN: 51261447
UPC: 9781409450641
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-3149
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