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LAWS 4602 [0.5 credit] Is Religious Freedom a Human Right?


Legal, theoretical, and theological interconnections between religion and human rights. Evaluation of concepts including religious freedom, secularism, public sphere, accommodation and neutrality. Examination of religion and culture, interdependence of legal and religious perspectives, boundaries of religion and state, and religious compulsion. Use of case studies.
Also listed as HUMR 4602, RELI 4602.
Prerequisite(s): LAWS 2908, LAWS 3602, and fourth-year Honours standing.
Seminars three hours a week.