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Law and Religion - LAWS532

This unit explores key areas where law and various religious traditions intersect. A major theme in the unit relates to constitutional law principles concerning separation of church and state, and free exercise of religious belief and the issues surrounding multicultural accommodation of religions in Australia. This involves an inquiry into different religions such as Christianity, Islam and Buddhism. In the context of these religions the course examines religion and war, religion and the environment, animal welfare, terrorism, issues surrounding sexuality, and religion and capitalism.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Professor Malcolm Voyce

(24cp in LAW or LAWS units) or (39cp at 100 level or above including LAWS260Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): LAW432, LAW482
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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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