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Conflict and Diversity in Colonial Christianity (1650–1720)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The seven decades from the mid-point of the 17th century to 1720 were marked by the termination of two of the smaller colonial efforts in North America and by the continuation and expansion on a vast ... More


Security and Self-Preservation before Justice: The Paradigm Shift and Transition from a Natural-Law to a Positive-Law Basis in Thomas Hobbes’ System of Law [2004]

Mirjam Künkler and Tine Stein

in Constitutional and Political Theory: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198714965
eISBN:
9780191783135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714965.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Böckenförde shows that in Leviathan Hobbes accomplished a paradigm shift in the realm of law: Leviathan is the starting point for an exclusively positive concept of law, as Hobbes anchors the source ... More


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