Law and Protestantism: The Legal Teachings of the Lutheran Reformation

Law and Protestantism: The Legal Teachings of the Lutheran Reformation

by John Witte Jr, Jr. Witte
     
 

This book investigates the relationship between the law and religious ideology in Luther's Germany.See more details below

Overview

This book investigates the relationship between the law and religious ideology in Luther's Germany.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521781329
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
Lexile:
1560L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword Martin E. Marty; Introduction; 1. Canon law and civil law on the eve of the Reformation; 2. Loving thine enemy's law: the evangelical conversion of Catholic canon law; 3. A mighty fortress: Luther and the two-kingdoms framework; 4. Perhaps jurists are good Christians after all: Lutheran theories of law, politics, and society; 5. From gospel to law: the Lutheran reformation laws; 6. The mother of all earthly laws: the reformation of marriage law; 7. The civic seminary: the reformation of education law; Concluding reflections.

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