Faith and Law: How Religious Traditions from Calvinism to Islam View American Law
Robert F. Cochran
NYU Press, 2008 - Law - 299 pages
The relationship between religion and the law is a hot-button topic in America, with the courts, Congress, journalists, and others engaging in animated debates on what influence, if any, the former should have on the latter. Many of these discussions are dominated by the legal perspective, which views religion as a threat to the law; it is rare to hear how various religions in America view American law, even though most religions have distinct views on law.