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Politics of Religious Freedom$
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Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, and Saba Mahmood

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780226248479

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.001.0001

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Beyond Establishment

Beyond Establishment

(p.207) Chapter Seventeen Beyond Establishment
Politics of Religious Freedom

Lori G. Beaman

University of Chicago Press

Long-venerated American doctrines of non-establishment and free exercise, far from being neutral or universal, operate to encapsulate and entrench particular historical and cultural understandings of both religion and the right. Beaman suggests that Canadian courts have re-described Christianity as culture, enabling the continuation of a particular of form Christian legal dominance.

Keywords:   Canada, establishment, Québec, Christianity, culture

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