Foreword

Robert Cochran and David VanDrunen, eds., "Law, and the Bible: Justice, Mercy and Legal Institutions" (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013), 7-11

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-306

5 Pages Posted: 2 Nov 2014 Last revised: 9 Feb 2020

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John Witte

Emory University School of Law

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

This text reflects briefly on the precocious rise of Christian legal studies in North American and European law schools, and the past, present, and potential role of Scripture and the Christian tradition in shaping modern understandings of public, private, penal, and procedural law.

Keywords: Christianity; Bible; law; religion and law; critical legal studies

Suggested Citation

Witte, John, Foreword (2013). Robert Cochran and David VanDrunen, eds., "Law, and the Bible: Justice, Mercy and Legal Institutions" (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013), 7-11, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-306, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2517682

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