The Repression of Evangelism in Greece: European Litigation Vis-a-Vis a Closed Religious Establishment

The Repression of Evangelism in Greece: European Litigation Vis-a-Vis a Closed Religious Establishment

by John Warwick Montgomery
     
 

Evangelism can lead to jail sentences in Greece—historically the 'cradle of democracy.' Lawyer-Theologian John Warwick Montgomery, who has successfully fought the Greek anti-proselytism law in the European court of human rights, here analyses the Greek religious and civil rights paradox. A book for human rights advocates, missionaries, and all who support an

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Evangelism can lead to jail sentences in Greece—historically the 'cradle of democracy.' Lawyer-Theologian John Warwick Montgomery, who has successfully fought the Greek anti-proselytism law in the European court of human rights, here analyses the Greek religious and civil rights paradox. A book for human rights advocates, missionaries, and all who support an open marketplace for religious expansion.

Editorial Reviews

Journal of Church and State
Professor Montgomery's book constitutes a valuable contribution to the ongoing international debate on proselytism and the interpretation of church establishment.
Journal Of Church and State
Professor Montgomery's book constitutes a valuable contribution to the ongoing international debate on proselytism and the interpretation of church establishment.
Journal of Church & State
Professor Montgomery's book constitutes a valuable contribution to the ongoing international debate on proselytism and the interpretation of church establishment.
Booknews
A resource for those who evangelize and for those within the political and legal structures who support the freedom of individuals to profess and practice their faith, including the exercise of religious free speech. Insights into the legal arguments behind the Greek Court of Appeals decision in the case of the "Athens 3" and the European Court of Human Rights decision in are of particular interest. Montgomery is a lawyer-theologian. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761819561
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.79(d)

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