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CREATURELY LAW

  • William S. Brewbaker (a1)
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Theological explorations of law have sometimes followed a “prophetic” model in which scripture or theological ethics serves as the primary norm for human law. After all, if God has spoken his Law into the world, especially a world beset by sin and oppression, should not human law answer to that Law? Moreover, is not law more authoritative when it is “found” or “discovered” within the framework of divine revelation than when it is “made” autonomously by fallen human beings?

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William S. Brewbaker III, “Found Law, Made Law and Creation: Reconsidering Blackstone's Declaratory Theory,” Journal of Law and Religion 22, no. 1 (2006): 255–86

Michael Welker , “What Could Christian Theology Offer to the Disciplines of the Law?,” Journal of Law and Religion 32, no. 1 (2017) (this issue)

Eric Enlow , “Mosaic Commands for Legal Theology,” Journal of Law and Religion 32, no. 1 (2017) (this issue)

Jeremy Waldron , “Torture, Suicide and Determinatio,” American Journal of Jurisprudence 55, no. 1 (2010): 129

Richard B. Hays , “Whose World, Which Law?Journal of Law and Religion 32, no. 1 (2017)

Colin Gunton , The One, the Three, and the Many (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)

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Journal of Law and Religion
  • ISSN: 0748-0814
  • EISSN: 2163-3088
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-law-and-religion
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