Whatever view any of us has about the relationship between law and religion is founded on a certain conception of law in relation to a specific understanding of a particular religion. Whether we accept the possibility of mutual influence, or influence by either normative system on the other, would be premised on our particular expectation of what that influence might be. In other words, our view of this relationship is always based on our knowledge and experience of our own legal and religious normative systems, and not on an abstract conception of law or of religion. This will be the case whether we are supportive or critical of those normative systems. Moreover, some of us may claim or assume that our views of the relationship between law and religion are supported by what we think we know about other legal and religious normative systems.
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