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Political Theology: Demystifying the Universal

Marinos Diamantides and Anton Schütz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748697762
eISBN:
9781474435154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Ridding modernity of Christian political theology — and thus of the sort of false universalisms theology makes possible — requires a recognition that although this theology lies in ruins it is ... More


January 2006: Quiet Revolutions

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Reveals the religious influence on Scottish family law by commenting on (and deprecating) one particular aspect of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 and a decision of the Inner House. Section 15 of ... More


Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Chitra Sinha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The book explores a significant episode of Indian social history, the Hindu Code Bill controversy that stirred the Indian social consciousness in the mid-twentieth century. Revisiting the ... More


From Sovereignty to Negeschatology

Marinos Diamantides and Anton Schütz

in Political Theology: Demystifying the Universal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748697762
eISBN:
9781474435154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697762.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this chapter we argue, first, that, since early modernity and its political innovation (absolutism), the model and basis of any sovereign power that has been taken as just and trustworthy is built ... More


Political Theology beyond Schmitt

Marinos Diamantides and Anton Schütz

in Political Theology: Demystifying the Universal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748697762
eISBN:
9781474435154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697762.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter takes off from the discovery that Western Christianism does not fit into the paradigm of one ‘religion’ among many and should, instead, be considered as offering a meta-paradigm ... More


Conflicts Between General Laws and Religious Norms

Dieter Grimm

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter makes an attempt to classify the various conflicts that arise between general laws and religious norms and to develop some guidelines how these conflicts might be solved in a secular ... More


Between Faith and Empire: The Justification of the Spanish Intervention in the French Wars of Religion in the 1590s

Randall Lesaffer

in International Law and Empire: Historical Explorations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198795575
eISBN:
9780191836893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795575.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Spanish intervention under Phillip II in the French Wars of Religion during the 1590s was seen as a high point of Spain’s bid for universal monarchy over Christian Europe. This chapter explores ... More


Introduction: Property and Ownership: An Overview

Georgy Kantor, Tom Lambert, and Hannah Skoda

in Legalism: Property and Ownership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Beginning with theories of absolute property, this introduction considers the merits of a more composite view, namely the ‘bundle of rights’ concept. Anthropologists discuss the relationships between ... More


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