Church Autonomy: A Comparative Survey

Gerhard Robbers, Editor (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2001)

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Table of Contents

1. Edward M. Andries, Religious and Philosophical Norms in Constitutions of Germany and the United States

2. Michael Ariens, Defining “Church” in American Law

3. Sophie C. van Bijsterveld, Religious Liberty and Church Autonomy in the Netherlands

4. Axel Freiherr von Campenhausen, Church Autonomy in Germany

5. James Casey, Church Autonomy and Religious Liberty in Ireland: Preliminary Report

6. Mark E. Chopko, Constitutional Protection for Church Autonomy: A Practitioner’s View

7. Perry Dane, The Varieties of Religious Autonomy

8. Carl H. Esbeck, The American System of Church-State Relations (and its Bearing on Church Autonomy)

9. Edward McGlynn Gaffney, Jr., Religious Autonomy and the Exemption of Religious Organizations from Federal Taxation in the United States

10. Frederick Mark Gedicks, Towards an LDS Understanding of Church Autonomy

11. Mark Hill, Church Autonomy in the United Kingdom

12. Merilin Kiviorg, Church Autonomy in Estonia

13. Kurt T. Lash, Five Models of Church Autonomy: An Historical Look at Religious Liberty under the United States Constitution

14. Gianni Long, Church Autonomy and Religious Liberty in Italy

15. Javier Martínez-Torrón, Church Autonomy and Religious Liberty in Spain

16. Piotr Mazurkiewicz, Autonomy of the Church and Freedom of Religion in Poland

17. Roland Minnerath, Church Autonomy in Europe

18. Viggo Mortensen, Church Autonomy and Religious Liberty in Denmark

19. Craig B. Mousin, State Constitution within the United State and the Autonomy of Religious Institutions

20. Charalambos K. Papastathis, Religious Self-Administration in the Hellenic Republic

21. Alexis Pauly, State and Church in Luxembourg

22. Ingvill Thorson Plesner, State Church and Church Autonomy in Norway

23. Roman Podoprigora, Church Autonomy in Kazakhstan

24. Almudena Rodriguez Moya, Caritas in Spain: Its Evolution and Volunteers

25. Peter Roudik, Church Autonomy in the Russian Federation

26. Gregor A. Rutz, Church Autonomy and Religious Liberty in Switzerland

27. Balázs Schanda, Church Autonomy and Religious Liberty – National Report on Hungary

28. Brigitte Schinkele, Church Autonomy in Austria

29. Jose de Sousa e Brito, Project of Law on Religious Freedom [Portugal]

30. Rik Torfs, Church Autonomy in Belgium

31. Jiří Rajmund Tretera, Church Autonomy in the Czech Republic

32. Johan D. van der Vyver, Sphere Sovereignty of Religious Institutions: A Contemporary Calvinistic Theory of Church-State Relations

33. W. Cole Durham, Jr., The Right to Autonomy in Religious Affairs: A Comparative View