Christian Law: Contemporary Principles compares the laws of churches globally within ten Christian traditions from Catholic to Protestant. It proposes that Christianity is a religion of law as well as of faith and grace, and covers sources, ministry, governance, doctrine, worship, rites, property, and church and state. show more show less
Norman Doe is a Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Law and Religion at the Law School, Cardiff University, and course director of the LLM in Canon Law there. He studied law at Cardiff, for his doctorate at Cambridge, and theology at Oxford, and is a barrister. His publications include The Legal Framework of the Church of England (OUP, 1996) and Canon Law in the Anglican Communion (OUP, 1998). He has acted as a consultant in canon law to the Anglican Communion, is a founding member of the Colloquium of Anglican and Roman Catholic Canon Lawyers, and served as President of the European Consortium for Church and State Research (2010). He was a visiting fellow at Trinity College Oxford for a term in 2011 and teaches each year as an associate professor at the University of Paris.