Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal by John J. Coughlin O.F.M.

By John J. Coughlin O.F.M.

Canon legislations: A Comparative research with Anglo-American criminal Theory, by way of the Reverend John J. Coughlin, explores the canon legislation of the Roman Catholic Church from a comparative standpoint. The advent to the e-book provides historic examples of antinomian and legalistic ways to canon legislations (antinomianism diminishes or denies the significance of canon legislation, whereas legalism overestimates the functionality of canon legislations within the lifetime of the Catholic Church). The advent discusses those ways as threats to the rule of thumb of legislations within the Church, and describes the idea that of the rule of thumb of legislations within the considered quite a few Anglo-American criminal theorists. bankruptcy One bargains an outline of canon legislations because the "home process" during this comparative examine. the remainder chapters think of antinomian and legalistic ways to the guideline of legislations in gentle of 3 particular matters: the sexual abuse crisis, ownership of church property, and the denial of Holy Communion to Catholic public officials. Chapters and 3 talk about the failure of the rule of thumb of legislation due to antinomian and legalistic ways to the sexual abuse trouble. Chapters 4 and 5 examine the concept that of estate in canon legislation with that of liberal political concept; they talk about the possession of parish estate in mild of diocesan bankruptcies, the connection among church estate and the legislation of the secular nation, and the secularization of Catholic associations and their estate. Chapters Six and 7 bring up the indeterminacy declare near to canon legislation and the arguments for and opposed to the denial of Holy Communion to Catholic public officers. even if the 3 matters come up within the context of the us, they increase broader theoretical matters approximately antinomianism, legalism, and the guideline of legislation. in the course of the comparative learn, American criminal concept capabilities to explain those broader concerns in canon legislations. The concluding bankruptcy deals a synthesis of this comparative examine.

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Rev. 617 (1958). 44. Id. at 618. 45. Id. 46. See H. L. A. , 2nd ed. Clarendon Press of Oxford University 1994). 47. See id. at 54–56 and 86–88, which discusses the rules of a prelegal group or society. 12 introduction Responding to Hart, Lon Fuller described the legislative and administrative “monstrosity” of Nazi law. ”48 In his 1967 book, The Morality of Law, Fuller stated that the attempt to create and maintain a system of law may fail by not meeting eight procedural requirements. 51 Nonetheless, a law might satisfy all of Fuller’s eight requirements, Raz’s additions, and due process in general, and remain a substantively unjust law.

Ferme, Introduzione alla storia del diritto canonico (Pontificia Università Lateranense 1998); Jean Gaudemet, Sources du droit de l’église en occident du IIe au VIIe siècle. (Les Editions du Cerf 1985); Jean Gaudemet, Sources du droit de l’église en occident du VIIIe au XXe siècle: Repères canoniques, sources occidentales (Les Editions du Cerf 1993); and Constant Van de Wiel, History of Canon Law (Peters Press 1991). 62. See Hubert Jedin & John Dolan, 1 History of the Church 248–52 (Burns & Oates 1980) [Jedin].

Eucharistic Theology 52–58 (Herder 1967). an overview of canon law 23 church. 28 Third, the mission of the church is expressed in an outward legal form. ”31 The Apostles chose successors and also deacons for service in the church. 32 The imposition of hands adopted another institution of Jewish Law, the semikhah through which the rabbi as teacher and judge installed his student to these same offices. 33 The inner experience of believing in Christ is not sufficient for preaching. It was also necessary to be 24.

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