John Witte, Jr., Director, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University, explores a new issue of religious freedom and family law that is now confronting many Western democracies: to what extent may Islamic and other religious communities have the freedom to develop their own internal religious laws to govern the sex, marriage, and family lives of their voluntary faithful. (#21039)
Sharia in the West? Religious Legal Systems in American and Other Democracies with John Witte, Jr.
Premiere Date: 7/25/2011; 57 minutes