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I. Christian Family Law
(19,172 words)

Volume IV: Persons and Family | Chapter 11 (1983): The Family in Religious and Customary Laws

Christian Family Law: Completed April 1983

Paul Heinrich Neuhaus, Ze‘ev W. Falk, Norman Anderson, J. Duncan M. Derrett, T. K. Krishnamurthy Iyer, Raymond Verdier

Paul Heinrich Neuhaus1

A. General Part

i. Significance of the Topic

1. The influence exerted on marriage and family life by the churches and religious denominations2 in the modern world seems to be declining. Nevertheless, Christian family law is of import…

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Paul Heinrich Neuhaus, “I. Christian Family Law”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 04 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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