LAW 379

Law and Religion

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Explores historical, contemporary, and conceptual relationships between law and religion. Takes an interdisciplinary approach, engaging legal, theoretical, and historical sources. Considers topics such as the role of religion in the development of the Western legal tradition, constitutional protection of religion, religion and equality, religion and legal pluralism, religion and public decision-making, and contemporary controversies in law and religion. Primary focus on Canadian setting with some attention to other national traditions and international issues.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LAW 379, LAW 343 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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