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Author Sapir, Gideon, author
Title State and religion in Israel : a philosophical-legal inquiry / Gideon Sapir, Daniel Statman
Imprint Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BM538.S7 S241 2019    IN PROCESS    30530001336577
Descript x, 310 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Part 1. Theory -- 1. Liberalism and neutrality (1): Arguments against support -- 2. Liberalism and neutrality (2): Arguments against preference -- 3. The assumed dangers of religion -- 4. Religious reasons for separation -- 5. Freedom of religion -- 6. Protection of religious feelings -- 7. Freedom from religion -- 8. Religious coercion: the place of religious arguments in the public sphere -- Part 2. From theory to practice -- 9. Marriage and divorce -- 10. Religious education -- 11. Serving religious needs -- 12. Drafting yeshiva students into the army -- 13. The Sabbath in a Jewish State -- 14. The supreme court on the protection of and from religion -- 15. Minority religions in Israel
Includes bibliographical references and index
"State and Religion in Israel begins with a philosophical analysis of the two main questions regarding the role of religion in liberal states: should such states institute a 'Wall of Separation' between state and religion? Should they offer religious practices and religious communities special protection?"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Judaism and state -- Israel -- Philosophy
Religion and state -- Israel -- Philosophy
Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
Israel -- Politics and government
Jewish philosophy -- Israel -- History -- 21st century
Alt Author Statman, Daniel, author
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