John J. Coughlin

in Law, Person, and Community

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199756773
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932177 | DOI:

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This chapter begins by summarizing seven principles about the relation between law and theology which have run like leitmotifs through the study. It then discusses the natural and theological dimensions of canon law, what the theory of canon law tells about the human person, and how canon law facilitates the community of the church in fulfilling its natural and supernatural ends.

Keywords: canon law; theology; person; church

Chapter.  10276 words. 

Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law

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