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This volume consists of nineteen previously-published articles written by leading international scholars on various aspects of religion and law. The volume looks at religion and law in the context of political power, covering different religions including Christianity, Islam and Judaism
This article is about the historical interaction between Islam and Judaism. For the history of the Jewish communities in Muslim lands, see History of the Jews under Muslim rule.
. It examines through a diversity of perspectives the law in religion and religion in law, enabling readers to gain multi-disciplinary insights into pressing contemporary issues.

About the Author/Editor

Gad Barzilai is Professor of International Studies, Law and Political Science, trained mainly in law & political science. He is currently based at the Jackson School of International Studies & Comparative Law and Society Studies Center in the University of Washington, USA. His previous book was awarded the Best Book Prize by the Association of Israel Studies. Barzilai has published more than 110 articles and sixteen books and edited volumes in leading journals and publishing houses. He has offered perspectives and theories for better understanding of law, politics, and dispute resolution. He is now working on developing a macro theory on law and politics in global comparative history. Barzilai is on the Board of Trustees board of trustees Politics The posse of thugs who oversee an institution's administration. See Board of directors.  of the Law and Society Association, served at the Board of the American Journal of Political Science The American Journal of Political Science is published by the Midwest Political Science Association. It was formerly known as the Midwest Journal of Political Science. It is one of the most prestigious scholarly journals of political science and publishes articles on all areas of , and was the Founding Director of the International Dan David Prize The Dan David Prize annually gives three $1 million prizes to honor achievements aimed at understanding or affecting the world.There are three categories of prize — the Past, Present and Future. The topics vary from year to year. .

Topics Covered

Series preface


Part I Religions as Sources of Human Rights: The morality of human rights: a nonreligious ground?, Michael J. Perry (1997)

The metaphorical reciprocity between theology and law, Paul Lehmann (1985)

From the trial of Adam and Eve Adam and Eve

In the Judeo-Christian and Islamic traditions, the parents of the human race. Genesis gives two versions of their creation. In the first, God creates “male and female in his own image” on the sixth day.
 to the judgements of Solomon and Daniel, Daniel Friedmann (2002)

Christian natural law: the spirit and method of, Giovanni Ambrosetti (1971)

Religious foundations of law in the West: an historical perspective, Harold J. Berman (1983)

Law and religion in contemporary Islam, Noel J. Coulson (1978)

Characteristic features of Islamic law Noun 1. Islamic law - the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed; "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
sharia, sharia law, shariah, shariah law
: perceptions and misconceptions, Mahdi Zahraa (2000)

Part II Religions as Traditions of Law: Obligation: a Jewish jurisprudence of the social order, Robert M. Cover (1987)

The Chinese conceptions of law: Confucian, legalist le·gal·ism  
1. Strict, literal adherence to the law or to a particular code, as of religion or morality.

2. A legal word, expression, or rule.
 and Buddhist, Luke T. Lee and Whalen W. Lai (1978)

Hindu conceptions of law, Ludo ludo

Brit & Austral a simple board game in which players move counters forward by throwing dice [Latin: I play]

Noun 1.
 Rocher (1978)

A conversation with Tibetans? Reconsidering the relationship between religious beliefs and secular legal discourse, Rebecca R. French (2001)

Consensus and suspicion: judicial reasoning and social change in an Indonesian society 1960-1994, John R. Bowen (2000)

Cultured technology: the internet and religious fundamentalism, Karine Barzilai-Nahon and Gad Barzilai (2005)

Part III Religions and Human Rights: Conflicts: Female circumcision: religious practice v. human rights violation, Jessica A. Platt (2002)

Behind the veil: womens rights in Islamic societies, Nayer Honarvar (1988)

Rights, religion and community: approaches to violence against women in the context of globalization globalization

Process by which the experience of everyday life, marked by the diffusion of commodities and ideas, is becoming standardized around the world. Factors that have contributed to globalization include increasingly sophisticated communications and transportation
, Sally Engel Merry, (2001)

Nomos and narrative, Robert M. Cover (1983)

Disorderly differences: recognition, accommodation, and American law, Austin Sarat Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He is also a Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor.  and Roger Berkowitz (1994)

Are human rights universal?, Shashi Tharoor (1999)

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