A Guide to Introductory Research

By Marylin Johnson Raisch

General Law and Religion: Selective Bibliography


  • Jacobsohn, Gary Jeffrey. The Wheel of Law: India’s Secularism in Comparative Constitutional Context. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005.
  • Richardson, James T., ed. Regulating religion: case studies from around the globe. New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2004.
  • Vöneky, Silja and Rüdiger Wolfrum, eds. Human dignity and human cloning.  Leiden : Nijhoff ; Leiden : Brill, 2004 (Buddhist, Islamic and Jewish perspectives and perspectives related to biology, philosophy, theology and law).


  • Baradaran-Robison, Shima, Brett G. Scharffs and Elizabeth A. Sewell. Religious Monopolies and the Commodification of Religion, 32 Pepperdine Law Rev. 885 (2005).
  • Greenhaw, Leigh Hunt and Michael H. Koby. Constitutional Conversations and New Religious Movements: A Comparative Case Study, 38 Vanderbilt Jour. Transnat’l Law 615 (2005).
  • Hjerrild, Bodil. Studies in Zoroastrian Family law. Copenhagen : Carsten International Law and Religion Symposium. Articles by Judge J. Clifford Wallace, Blandine Chelini-Pont, Elom Dovlo, Rosalind I.J. Hackett, Hiroaki Kobayashi and Eugenia Relano Pastor. BYU L. Rev. 597 (2005).
  • Law, Religion and Secularism. Articles by Lama Abu-Odeh, Christina Jones-Pauly, Neamat Nojumi, Abdulmumini Adebayo Oba and Seval Yildirim. 52 Am. J. Comp. L. 789-918 (2004).
  • Lee, Orlan. Legal and moral systems in Asian customary law: the legacy of the Buddhist social ethic and Buddhist law. San Francisco : Chinese Materials Center, 1978.
  • Natan Lerner, How Wide the Margin of Appreciation? The Turkish Headscarf Case, the Strasbourg Court, and Secularist Tolerance, 13 Willamette Jour. Int’l Law & Dispute Resolution 65-85 (2005).
  • Niebuhr Institute of Ancient Near East Studies, University of Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2003.
  • Seifert, Achim. Respectful Religious Pluralism In the Workplace. (Reviewing Douglas A. Hicks, Religion and the Workplace: Pluralism, Spirituality, Leadership.) 25 Comparative Labor Law & Pol’y J. 463-475 (2004).
  • Symposium on Comparative Custody Law. Introduction by D. Marianne Blair and Merle H. Weiner; articles by N.V. Lowe, Hugues Fulchiron, Nina Dethloff, Theofano Papazissi, Geoffrey Shannon, Olga A. Khazova, Eva Ryrstedt, Bolaji Owasanoye, Sandra Burman, Asha Bajpai, S.N. Ebrahimi, Xi Yinlan, Satoshi Mimanikata, Patrick Parkinson, Patricia Begne, Cecilia P. Grosman, Ida Ariana Scherman and Rodrigo da Cunha Pereira. 39 Fam. L.Q. 247-571 (2005).
  • Von Struensee, Vanessa, Stoning, Shari’a, and Human Rights Law in Nigeria, 11 William & Mary Jour. of Women & Law 405-425 (2005).
  • Wagner, Anne and Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy, guest editors. Special Issue: Law as Signs of Cultural Diversity. articles by Carl S. Bjerre, Tracey Summerfield, Jean Baptiste Dubrulle, Joanna Jemielniak and William Pencak. 18 Int’l J. for Semiotics L. 95-215 (2005).
  • White, Brent T. Reexamining separation: the construction of separation of religion and state in post-war Japan. 22 UCLA Pac. Basin L.J. 29-88 (2004).