Annual Symposium 2007: “Religion, Identity and Stability”

BYU Law Review Volume 2008, No. 3

The difficult subject of the Fourteenth Annual International Law and Religion Symposium attracted intense discussion and lively debate. Conference presentations and discussions raised the challenges of retaining national identity and social stability while preserving rights to religious freedom and the possibility of religious difference. Published in this volume of the Law Review include papers by

  • Noryamin Aini of the Faculty of Sharia and Law, State Islamic University of Syarif Hidayatullah in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Robert C. Blitt, Associate Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law 
  • Pieter Coertzen, Extraordinary Professor of Ecclesiology (Church History and Church Law) at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and Extraordinary Professor in Comparative Church Law at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium 
  • Liaquat Ali Khan, Professor of Law, Washburn University 
  • M. Elena Pimstein, Attorney, Professor of Canonical Law of the Legal Faculty of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Investigator of the Center of Religious Liberty of the same Faculty and consultant of the legal Department of the Archbishopric of Santiago, Chile 
  • Javier García Oliva, Lecturer in Law, Bangor University; Research Associate, Centre for Law and Religion, Cardiff University
  • Keiko Yamagishi,  Professor of Administrative Law, Chukyo University Faculty of Law, Japan, member of the Council for Religious Juridical Persons attached to the Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan, and Director of the Japan Public Law Association.