This series, originally published by Scholars Press and now available from Eerdmans, is intended to foster exploration of the religious dimensions of law, the legal dimensions of religion, and the interaction of legal and religious ideas, institutions, and methods.
The Idea of Natural Rights, written by leading scholars of law, political science, and related fields, these volumes will help meet the growing demand for literature in the burgeoning interdisciplinary study of law and religion.
Tierney, Brian, Author
The Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies Emeritus at Cornell University. A world authority on Western history and canon law, he has published a dozen books including Foundations of the Conciliar Theory: The Contributions of the Medieval Canonists from Gratian to the Great Schism; Origins of Papal Infallibility, 1150-1350: A Study on the Concepts of Infallibility, Sovereignty and Tradition in the Middle Ages; Medieval Poor Law: A Sketch of Canonical Theory and Its Application in England; and Religion, Law and the Growth of Constitutional Thought, 1150-1650.