Durham and Kirkham Contribute to French-Language Dictionary of Law and Religion

Center Director W. Cole Durham, Jr., and David M. Kirkham, Senior Fellow and Regional Advisor for Europe, authored the section “États-Unis” (United States) in the Dictionnaire du droit des religions (Dictionary of Law and Religion), edited by Francis Messner and released by Editions du CNRS, Paris, France in early 2011. Written by leading French and foreign religion and law experts – theologians, jurists, sociologists – the articles presented here provide an overview as well as comparative perspectives and understanding of key debates and current issues of legal regulation of religious phenomena.