Christ Our Advocate

Christ Our Advocate

by John Warwick Montgomery

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Overview

Professor John Warwick Montgomery served in the Reference Department of the Library of the University of California at Berkeley before beco- ming Head Librarian of the Swift Library of Divinity and Philosophy at the University of Chicago. He holds three degrees in library science and bibliographical history: the B.L.S. and M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is the editor/translator of A Seventeenth Century View of European Libraries: Lomeier's De Bibliothecis, Chapter X (University of California Press).
Dr Montgomery's parallel careers in theology and law are represented by his doctorates in Protestant Theology from the University of Strasbourg, France and his LL.D. from the University of Cardiff, Wales, and by his extensive publications in those fields. He is an avocat à la cour, barreau de Paris, an English barrister, and a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. He is Professor Emeritus of Law and Humanities, University of Bedfordshire, England, and Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498291965
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 02/12/2016
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Professor John Warwick Montgomery served in the Reference Department of the Library of the University of California at Berkeley before beco- ming Head Librarian of the Swift Library of Divinity and Philosophy at the University of Chicago. He holds three degrees in library science and bibliographical history: the B.L.S. and M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is the editor/translator of A Seventeenth Century View of European Libraries: Lomeier's De Bibliothecis, Chapter X (University of California Press).Dr Montgomery's parallel careers in theology and law are represented by his doctorates in Protestant Theology from the University of Strasbourg, France and his LL.D. from the University of Cardiff, Wales, and by his extensive publications in those fields. He is an avocat a' la cour, barreau de Paris, an English barrister, and a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. He is Professor Emeritus of Law and Humanities, University of Bedfordshire, England, and Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Acknowledgments 11

Modern Theology and Contemporary Legal Theory: A Tale of Ideological Collapse 13

Canon Law as the Juridic Reflection of Theological Norms? 35

Addendum: A Comment on the Thinking of Professor J.W. Montgomery 49

Luther and Canon Law 55

Subsidiarity As a Jurisprudential and Canonical Theory 71

Justice Denied: Church Property Disputes Under Current American Law 81

Addendum: Attorney-General v. Shore (1833) 94

Christian Education and Worship in State Schools: the American Perspective 105

Church Remarriage After Divorce: A Third Way 117

Addendum: Marriage in Church After Divorce 129

Can Blasphemy Law Be Justified? 133

Human Dignity in Birth and Death: A Question of Values 153

Whose Life Anyway? A Re-examination of Suicide and Assisted Suicide 169

Addendum: Euthanasia Laws Bill 1996 (Australia) Presented 193

The Embryo Cloning Danger in European Context 197

Addendum: Human Cloning Regulation in Europe 210

The Alleged Myth of the Mafia 219

Greek Opposition To Evangelism 237

Prophecy, Eschatology and Apologetics 255

Advocacy, Classical Rhetoric, and Legal Ethics: Must The Good Advocate Also Be A Good Person? 267

Appendix: Four Reviews - and a Defence of the Trial of Christ 283

Duncan Forrester's Christian justice and Public Policy 284

Alister McGrath's Iustitia Dei 292

Brian Tierney's Rights, Laws and Infallibility in Medieval Thought 302

Norman Geisler's Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics 305

The Trial of Christ Defended: Jean Imbert's Le Proces de Jesus 309

Index of Names 313

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