Posted: 22 Jul 2010
Date Written: July 20, 2010
This paper assesses the abilities of courts currently to resolve property disputes in the Episcopal Church USA, arguing that current establishment clause jurisprudential limitations necessitate that churches seek internal resolution of these matters and rely less upon secular courts as a result. It makes various suggestions towards improving the current practices.
Keywords: Episcopal Church, property, schism
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Jones, Bernie D., Litigating the Schism: Orthodoxy and Property in the Episcopal Church USA – Reforming the Dennis Canon (July 20, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1646141 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1646141