n International Journal for Religious Freedom - Greek opposition to evangelism
|Article Title||Greek opposition to evangelism|
|© Publisher:||International Institute for Religious Freedom|
|Journal||International Journal for Religious Freedom|
|Affiliations||1 University of Bedfordshire, UK, 2 Patrick Henry College, USA and 3 International Academy of Apologetics, Evangelism and Human Rights, France|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||23 - 35|
|Keyword(s)||"Athens 3", Church-state relations, Established churches, European Court of Human Rights, Evangelism, Greek Orthodox Church, Kokkinakis, Larissis, Proselytism and Youth with a Mission (YWAM)|
The Greek anti-proselytism law has posed serious problems for evangelism and for the functioning of non-Greek Orthodox religious activities in that country - so often described as "the cradle of democracy." In this article, the most important legal cases dealing with Christian evangelism in Greece are analyzed by the law professor who successfully won them at the Court of Appeals in Athens and at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
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