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Law

1. ‘Law,’ as a continuous quantity, usually denotes anything that pertains to state statutes (‘laws’ in the discrete sense), is fixed in writing, and is applied by way of specialized state organs. State ‘law,’…

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Rink, Steffen, “Law”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 23 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00248>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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