Great Christian jurists in English history /
edited by Mark Hill QC, Cardiff University, R.H. Helmholz, University of Chicago.
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Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
description
xxii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN
110719055X, 9781107190559
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Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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110719055X
9781107190559
contents note
Foreword / Lord Mackay of Clashfern -- Introduction / R.H. Helmholz and Mark Hill QC -- Henry of Bratton (alias Bracton) / Nicholas Vincent -- William Lyndwood / R.H. Helmholz -- Christopher St German : religion, conscience and law in reformation England / Ian Williams -- Sir Edward Coke : faith, law and the search for stability in reformation England / David Chan Smith -- Richard Hooker : priest and jurist / Norman Doe -- The integrative Christian jurisprudence of John Selden / Harold J. Berman and John Witte, Jr. -- Matthew Hale as theologian and natural law theorist / David S. Sytsma -- Lord Mansfield : the reasonableness of religion / Norman S. Poser -- William Blackstone's Anglicanism / Wilf Prest -- Lord Kenyon : preaching from the bench / James Oldham -- Stephen Lushington : a civilizn in the last years of doctors' commons / Stephen M. Waddams -- Roundell Palmer, Earl of Selborne / Charlotte Smith -- F.W. Maitland : faithful dissenter / Russell Sandberg -- A passion for justice : Lord Denning, Christianity and the law / Andrew Phang.
abstract
"Much has been written about the lives and achievements of the many distinguished lawyers and judges who have made a lasting contribution to English jurisprudence from the medieval times of Henry of Bratton to the present day. Much also has been written on the influence of Christianity in English society over those centuries. This collection, one of a series of national studies, is novel in that it seeks explore the life and faith of Great Christian Jurists in English History"--
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11266505
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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