Art, expression and the offended believer

Mortensen, Reid ORCID: (2000) Art, expression and the offended believer. In: Law and religion. Issues in Law and Society. Dartmouth Publishing Co Ltd., Sudbury, MA. United States, pp. 181-197. ISBN 9781840147452

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The first portion of the essay goes behind the opinion of Justice Harper to present interesting background to what prompted the litigation. The middle portion of the essay is a brief overview of blasphemy law and the problems it poses.
The third portion of the essay is, to my mind, the most thought-provoking. Apart from legal considerations, what are the ethical responsibilities of publicly-funded art galleries?

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Unavailable in electronic format.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Law (Up to 31 Mar 2007)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Law (Up to 31 Mar 2007)
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2009 00:25
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016 00:50
Uncontrolled Keywords: art; expression; offence; blasphemy law; Australia
Fields of Research (2008): 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160502 Arts and Cultural Policy
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180119 Law and Society
Fields of Research (2020): 50 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 5004 Religious studies > 500405 Religion, society and culture
47 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 4702 Cultural studies > 470201 Arts and cultural policy
48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4804 Law in context > 480499 Law in context not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society

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