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www.virginialawreview.org/volumes/content/spiritual-not-religious-rethinking-legal-definition-religion

Through the statutory mechanisms of RFRA and RLUIPA, Free Exercise jurisprudence has expanded the scope of religious protection. In the absence of a clear legal definition of religion, however, this protection has an unknown and biased reach. In particular, courts and legal scholars embody a misunderstanding of a ...

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/religion

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman religiun, from Old French religion, from Latin religiō (“scrupulousness, pious misgivings, superstition, conscientiousness, sanctity, ... certain groups that do not acknowledge the existence of one or more deities, such as Buddhism, are still religious—though some prefer a definition of religion ...

uknowledge.uky.edu/law_facpub/449

This Article first discusses the judicial deliberations upon the definition of religion. That discussion adopts a chronological sequence because, in legal matters, that is the one that counts. It can be a tedious, but not particularly difficult task to summarize the legal struggle to define religion. The strategy applied to evaluate the ...

www.todayonline.com/world/narrow-definition-religion-bedevils-indonesias-minority-faiths

Narrow definition of religion bedevils Indonesia's minority faiths. By Johannes Nugroho. A young Muslim reads Koran at a temporary classroom near Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia August 22, 2017. Photo: Reuters. Published24 October, 2017. Updated 24 October, 2017 ? Shares. A judicial review is currently  ...

www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/churches-religious-organizations/churches-defined

Aug 3, 2017 ... Discussion of the difference between churches and religious orgnaizations.

faculty.franklin.uga.edu/sites/faculty.franklin.uga.edu.kirkland/files/RELDEFINE.pdf

The past decade has seen an efflorescence of concern for theory and methodology in the study of religion. Since about 1970 an increasing part of that concern has centered around the problem of defining religion.1 One element in that discussion has been the work of Robert D. Baird, particularly his Category Formation and ...

scholar.valpo.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2152&context=vulr

Governmental Definition of Religion: The Rise and. Fall of the IRS Regulations on an "Integrated. Auxiliary of a Church". Edward McGlynn Gaffney Jr. This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Valparaiso. University Law School at ValpoScholar. It has been accepted for inclusion in Valparaiso University ...

www.bloomsbury.com/uk/contemporary-western-ethnography-and-the-definition-of-religion-9781441141460

Exploring whether the widespread activity of sitting next to a grave and talking to a deceased person is a religious act forms the basis of this book, and the.

sites.utexas.edu/religion-theory/bibliographical-resources/science-fiction-and-religion/the-functionalists-what-is-religion

Dec 15, 2014 ... In this section, I have provided two theorists who sought out to define religion in order to study it, and one who has defined religion specifically around one of the most prolific figures in American popular culture. These three scholars, I believe, provide a foundation for your research to build on. They provide ...