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PARA-CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS AND THE KEYS TO THE KINGDOM

The rise of para-church organizations, no doubt necessary to the support of the church or its ministry are also the inspiration for limitations on the reach of the Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine (1st Amendment prohibition of entanglements between secular courts and church doctrine) and the Ministerial Exception (to federal and state employment laws).  455 more words

MUST OREGONIAN RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS IGNORE 1 CORINTHIANS 7?

In employment cases arising from religious schools, it often seems reasonable to ask if any background inquiry was made on prospective hiring candidates, especially teaching candidates?  457 more words