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In a preemptive defense against peevish reviewers, McGuckin notes that he is not a canonist, a lawyer, or even a historian of law (11); neither is his book about canon law per se.
The classic conception of just war defined in the historical tradition, by contrast, also used Augustine as a major source, but worked from a very different set of passages, first collected by the twelfth-century canonist Gratian.
According to the canonists, even in the absence of any physical relationship, cohabitation for the period of a year and a half demonstrated an implied consent.
Many theologians and canonists agree that while the issue of abortion is worthy of serious discussion in the church, a person who is "prochoice" is not automatically a heretic.
There are, however, in the Orthodox tradition two important synodical rulings which represent the continuation of the policy articulated by Basil, and affirmed by the synod in Trullo and later Byzantine canonists, rulings which we believe are to be accorded primary importance: those of the synod of Constantinople in 1484, and of Moscow in 1667.
At the time of the Monarchia's composition, imperialists and canonists alike debated the burning issue of the effect of the papal blessing upon the emperor at the ceremonial anointing and coronation in Rome.
During the renaissance of law from the eleventh to the thirteenth centuries, the medieval canonists integrated various aspects of religious and secular thought to create a natural law theory of marriage.
4 (summer 1976): 825-45, which does not connect the views of the canonists with practice.
Instead, the table of contents (seven chapters, the first six covering one century each, the seventh everything from the seventeenth century till 1933) groups the topics of each chapter according to seven categories: theological tractates; selected authors; disputations; popes, canonists, councils, bishops; secular laws; historiographical texts; legends and literature; Jewish voices.
We lie flatout to ourselves ff we deny a connection between several of the biggest canonists and the fact of to whom they're committed in bed, in head, and for daily bread.
Kelly may well be right that direct outside influence on early Irish law is limited to the canonists (p.
A positive review from a moral theology professor at The Catholic University of America was pulled from the Internet because, its author explained to Tapsell, he had received emails from canonists criticizing it.
In fact, the premodern Scholastic authors (theologians, canonists, philosophers) generated a coherent structure encompassing a religious vision of the human being and his transcendental end, philosophical theories (mainly theories of justice and virtue), and a juridical corpus (canon and civil laws) that proved to be of remarkable significance for the history of private law but is still relevant and provides innovative insights in our current age.
The "consummationists," primarily Gratian and the canonists at the University of Bologna, grounded their case on an argument advanced four centuries earlier by Hincmar, Archbishop of Rheims (845-882).