English Canon Law
Distributed for University of Wales Press
English Canon Law
153 pages | 8 3/5 x 5 1/2
“. . . Canon law is often seen as a rather arcane business, but the contributors to this readable and beautifully-produced collection treat it as an aspect of the Church living in the real world . . . This fine tribute would be of interest to a wider readership than that of canon-law specialists.” –Journal of Ecclesiastical History
Journal of Ecclesiastical History
“It is a useful introduction to the Anglican tradition for those of other traditions who are ignorant of it . . . It is a fine Festschrift and the editors and contributors are to be congratulated on its production.” –Irish Theological Quarterly
Irish Theological Quarterly
“. . .an excellent and scholarly volume . . .” –Church Times
“The range and quality of these writings confirm that there is taking place a real renaissance in the study of the law of the Church of England. In our opinion, this can and ought to interest Catholic canonists.” –Monitor Ecclesiasticus
“. . .an impressive book which this reviewer enjoyed immensely . . .” –Cambridge Law Journal
Cambridge Law Journal
Table of Contents
Foreword by the Archbishop of Canterbury
Bibliography of the Main Publications of Bishop Eric Kemp Robert Ombres
1. Lanfranc, Anselm, and a New Consciousness of Canon Law in England Dr Gillian Evans, University of Cambridge.
2. Lyndwood and the Canon Law: Ther Papal Plenitudo Potestatis and the College of Cardinals Monsignor Brian Ferme, Gregorian Pontifical University, Rome.
3. The Canons of 1603: The Contemporary Understanding Professor Richard Helmholz, University of Chicago.
4. The Strange Afterlife of the Reformatio Legum Ecclesiasticarum Gerald Bray, Professor of Anglican Studies at the University of Samford, U.S.A.
5. Ecclesiology, Ecumenism and Canon Law Fr. Robert Ombres, Blackfriars, Oxford.
6. Bishops: Anglican and Catholic Rt Revd Christopher Hill, Bishop of Stafford,
7. Consecration, lus Liturgicum and the Canons Judge Rupert Bursell, QC, Chancellor of the Dioceses of Durham and St. Albans.
8. Church and State in a Changing WorldRevd Thomas Glyn Watkin, Direcor of the Centre for Contemporary Civil Law Studies and Senior Lectrurer at the Cardiff Law School
9. Ecclesiastical Quasi-Legislation Dr Norman Doe, senior lecturer at Cardiff Law School and director of the LL.M in canon law.
10. Judicial Review of Ecclesiastical Courts Mark Hill, Barrister.
11. Religious Education and Worship in State Schools David Harte, Senior Lecturer, Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle.
12. Establishment in its European Context Professor David McClean, Professor of Law in the University of Sheffield.