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Church property continued: The Diocese and Parish; Canon Law and State Law

John J. Coughlin

in Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses several specific issues in light of the theories of property discussed in Chapter 4. First, it examines the theological and canonical relationship between the diocese and the ... More


Legal Christianity Refuted

Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the decline of the maxim of Christianity’s incorporation into the law. It discusses the transformation in attitudes during the antebellum era through the impact of movements ... More


The Administration of Church Property

Jeremy Gregory

in Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 deals with the study of the administration of church property, which was a sensitive indicator of the Church's relationship with the laity. Post-Restoration and eighteenth-century clergy ... More


The End of Christendom and the Role of the Courts

Thomas J. Curry

in Farewell to Christendom: The Future of Church and State in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145694
eISBN:
9780199834129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145690.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evaluates existing Church–State decisions from the point of view of the interpretation of the First Amendment as a single mandate against the exercise of government jurisdiction in religion. It deals ... More


Church Property and Finance

Norman Doe

in Canon Law in the Anglican Communion: A Worldwide Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267829
eISBN:
9780191683381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267829.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the canon law of Anglican Communion churches covering finance and church property. The overriding principle which emerges in the laws of all the churches of the Anglican ... More


Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

John J. Coughlin, O.F.M.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores the canon law of the Roman Catholic Church from a comparative perspective. The Introduction to the book presents historical examples of antinomian and legalistic approaches to ... More


Postwar Religious Building: A Negotiated Conversation

Jay M. Price

in Temples for a Modern God: Religious Architecture in Postwar America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925957
eISBN:
9780199980482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925957.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the two decades after World War II, Protestant denomination offices expanded their staffs, a host of independent consultants emerged, an array of journals and books allowed for an unprecedented ... More


Introduction

Norman Doe

in The Legal Framework of the Church of England: A Critical Study in a Comparative Context

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262206
eISBN:
9780191682315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262206.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is about the use of regulation in the Church of England. It studies ecclesiastical regulation on three levels: descriptive, evaluative, and comparative. On the descriptive level, the book ... More


“The Mother of Religion”: The Church Property Cases

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

in Church State Corporation: Construing Religion in US Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226454559
eISBN:
9780226454726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454726.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reads the church property cases to show how the Court has increasingly moved from favoring the voluntary local congregation to favoring the hierarchical national and international ... More


Slavery in the Imperial Church

Mary E. Sommar

in The Slaves of the Churches: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190073268
eISBN:
9780190073299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073268.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is the story of how the church sought to establish norms for slave ownership on the part of ecclesiastical institutions and personnel and for others’ behavior toward such slaves. Chronicles, ... More


Ecclesiastical Slavery in the Germanic Kingdoms

Mary E. Sommar

in The Slaves of the Churches: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190073268
eISBN:
9780190073299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073268.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is the story of how the church sought to establish norms for slave ownership on the part of ecclesiastical institutions and personnel and for others’ behavior toward such slaves. Chronicles, ... More


The Battle for Church Properties

Kevin McGruder

in Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169141
eISBN:
9780231539258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169141.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the battle over church properties in Harlem. When African Americans attempted to purchase religious properties in Harlem during the first two decades of the twentieth century, ... More


The Landscape of Faith: Religious Property and Confiscation in the Early Republic

Sarah Barringer Gordon

in Making Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725269
eISBN:
9780814708286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725269.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the fascinating story of the legal battles over colonial church property ownership in the new republic. Much is known about the law and politics of disestablishment in the early ... More


The Search for a Better Church Building

Jay M. Price

in Temples for a Modern God: Religious Architecture in Postwar America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925957
eISBN:
9780199980482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925957.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first chapter begins this study with the emergence of a movement to improve religious architecture among a fragmented, disparate set of groups and individuals in the 1920s. Their efforts had some ... More


Carolingians and Ecclesiastical Servitude

Mary E. Sommar

in The Slaves of the Churches: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190073268
eISBN:
9780190073299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073268.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is the story of how the church sought to establish norms for slave ownership on the part of ecclesiastical institutions and personnel and for others’ behavior toward such slaves. Chronicles, ... More


“intolerance of Intolerance” in the Unitarian Controversy: The Theology of Baker v. Fales

Stephanie L. Phillips

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents a rereading of the Unitarian controversy in nineteenth-century Massachusetts. It represents a deliberate and violent displacement of one religious regime with another. The ... More


The Classical Canon Law

Mary E. Sommar

in The Slaves of the Churches: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190073268
eISBN:
9780190073299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073268.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is the story of how the church sought to establish norms for slave ownership on the part of ecclesiastical institutions and personnel and for others’ behavior toward such slaves. Chronicles, ... More


Western Europe and British North America, 1100–1800

Susan Reynolds

in Before Eminent Domain: Toward a History of Expropriation of Land for the Common Good

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833537
eISBN:
9781469604282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895863_reynolds.6
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the evidence on the actual practice of expropriation of land for the common good in western Europe and British North America between 1100 and 1800. Focusing on England, Italy, ... More


Conclusions

Mary E. Sommar

in The Slaves of the Churches: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190073268
eISBN:
9780190073299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073268.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is the story of how the church sought to establish norms for slave ownership on the part of ecclesiastical institutions and personnel and for others’ behavior toward such slaves. Chronicles, ... More


Western Europe before 1100

Susan Reynolds

in Before Eminent Domain: Toward a History of Expropriation of Land for the Common Good

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833537
eISBN:
9781469604282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895863_reynolds.5
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter surveys the evidence on the actual practice of expropriation of land in western Europe prior to 1100, focusing on ancient Greece and Rome. In ancient Greece, this evidence includes ... More


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