Sweden: The Same-Sex Marriage Reform with Special Regard to Concerns of Religion
2010 (English)In: Bauingenieur: Zeitschrift für das gesamte Bauwesen, ISSN 0005-6650, Vol. 57, no 18, 1505-1508 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
The article analyzes the religious concerns that arose due to the 2009 law reform in Swedish marriage law transforming the concept of marriage into a gender neutral legal institution. Special attention is given to the position taken by the Church of Sweden, i.e. Sweden's former State Church to which a majority of the population still belongs as members.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Bielefeld: Gieseking Verlag GmbH , 2010. Vol. 57, no 18, 1505-1508 p.
same-sex marriage, gender-neutral marriage, law and religion, religious marriage ceremony, civil marriage ceremony, Church of Sweden and marriage law
Research subject Private International Law; Civil Law
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-145386OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-145386DiVA: diva2:396086
ProjectsThe Impact of Religion: Challenges for Society, Law and Democracy
FunderSwedish Research Council