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After Secular Law

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Robert A. Yelle, and Mateo Taussig-Rubbo


Many people today place great hope in law as a vehicle for the transformation of society and accept that law is autonomous, universal, and above all, secular. Yet recent scholarship has called into question the simplistic narrative of a separation between law and religion and blurred the boundaries between these two categories, enabling new accounts of their relation that do not necessarily either collapse them together or return law to a religious foundation. This book gives special attention to the secularism of law, exploring how law became secular, the phenomenology of the legal secular, a ... More

Keywords: secular law, secularism, religion, globalization, legal secularism

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780804775366
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, editor

Robert A. Yelle, editor

Mateo Taussig-Rubbo, editor

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