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Parution : 10/2021
Editeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 978-1-1084-2984-9
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Great Christian Jurists in the Low Countries

Sous la direction de Wim Decock, Janwillem Oosterhuis

Présentation de l'éditeur

What impact has Christianity had on law and policies in the Lowlands from the eleventh century through the end of the twentieth century? Taking the gradual 'secularization' of European legal culture as a framework, this volume explores the lives and times of twenty legal scholars and professionals to study the historical impact of the Christian faith on legal and political life in the Low Countries. The process whereby Christian belief systems gradually lost their impact on the regulation of secular affairs passed through several stages, not in the least the Protestant Reformation, which led to the separation of the Low Countries in a Protestant North and a Catholic South in the first place. The contributions take up general issues such as the relationship between justice and mercy, Christianity and politics as well as more technical topics of state-church law, criminal law and social policy.

 

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Great Christian jurists in the low countries Wim Decock and Janwillem Oosterhuis
1. Alger of Liège Emmanuël Falzone
2. Arnoldus Gheyloven Bram Van Hofstraeten
3. Boëtius Epo Hylkje de Jong
4. Leonardus Lessius Toon Van Houdt
5. Franciscus Zypaeus Wouter Druwé
6. Hugo Grotius Janwillem Oosterhuis
7. Paulus Voet (1619–1667) – A Christian jurist during the Dutch golden age Johannes van Kralingen
8. Ulrik Huber Atsuko Fukuoka
9. Zeger-Bernard van Espen Jan Hallebeek
10. Dionysius van der Keessel (1738–1816). The defiance of a Christian conservative E. Koops
11. Pieter Paulus (1753–1796) Matthijs de Blois
12. Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer Jan Willem Sap
13. Edouard Ducpétiaux – A Christian, but also a jurist? Frank Judo
14. Charles Périn Fred Stevens
15. Léon de Lantsheere (1862–1912) Peter Heyrman
16. Paul Scholten Timo Slootweg
17. Willem Duynstee Corjo Jansen
18. Jules Storme (1887–1955), the Catholic jurist and the growing pains of Christian democracy in Belgium Dirk Heirbaut
19. Herman Dooyeweerd Bas Hengstmengel
20. Josse Mertens de Wilmars (1912–2002) Laurent Waelkens

Law and Christianity , 380 pages.  £ 99.99

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