Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe: Slovenia


Author: Nedžad Grabus
This volume of Annotated Legal Documents on Islam in Europe covers Slovenia and consists of an annotated collection of legal documents affecting the status of Islam and Muslims. The legal texts are published in the original Slovenian language while the annotations and supporting material are in English. By legal documents are meant the texts of legislation, including relevant secondary legislation, as well as significant court decisions. Each legal text is preceded by an introduction describing the historical, political and legal circumstances of its adoption, plus a short paragraph summarising its content. The focus of the collection is on the religious dimensions of being Muslim in Europe, i.e. on individuals' access to practise their religious obligations and on the ability to organise and manifest their religious life.

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Nedžad Grabus is Professor of theology at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo. At the University of Ljubljana, he is a member of the Institute for Ecumenical Theology and Interreligious Dialogue as well as part of the editorial board of “Unity and Dialogue”. He holds the position of Mufti of the Islamic Community in Slovenia.
Foreword by the Editors
General Introduction
1. Status of Religious Communities
2. Relations Between the State and Islam
3. State Support for Islamic Religious Communities
4. Mosques and Prayer Houses (Masjids)
5. Cemeteries and Religious Burials
6. Education and Schools
7. Muslim Chaplains in Public Institutions
8. Employment and Social Rights
9. Islamic Ritual Slaughter and Food-Related Regulations
10. Islamic Dress
11. Criminal Law
Academic and practising lawyers, legislators and government officials, as well as researchers working on Islam and more generally on religion and state in Europe.