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  • 14 Dec 2020
    Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark David Hall

    Christianity Matters in American Law and Jurisprudence

    Since the first English settlements in North America, Christianity and its sacred text have had a significant influence on American jurisprudence. This reflects Christianity’s imprint on Western legal traditions in general and the English common law in particular. Early colonial laws, especially in New England’s Puritan commonwealths, drew extensively from biblical sources as interpreted within […]

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  • 15 Jul 2014

    When Religion and the Law Collide

    As long as there has been law, there's been religion—and vice versa. In this interview with Russell Sandberg, the author of Religion, Law and Society, he explains how age-old debates over the relationship between law and religion have shaped our modern world.

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