11 October 2022, 18:00 - 19:30
The Temple Church
Temple Church, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 7BB
The Ecclesiastical Law Society, in association with the Temple Church and the University of Notre Dame London Law Program, is delighted host a guest lecture by Professor John Witte Jr at the Temple Church, London on Tuesday 11 October at 6.00 pm. The lecture is entitled Faith in Law: The Protestant Reformation of Law and Politics and its Enduring Influence Today.
Professor Witte is a distinguished scholar and long-serving director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, USA. He serves on the editorial board of the Ecclesiastical Law Journal and is editor of the Cambridge Law and Christianity Series, and the Journal of Law and Religion. His many publications include The Reformation of Rights: Law Religion and Human Rights in Early Modern Calvinism (2007) and he is the co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on Christianity and Law.
The lecture will be moderated by Professor Mark Hill KC, Distinguished Fellow and Visiting Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s London Law Program, and followed by a drinks reception to mark the launch (delayed due to the covid pandemic) of Christianity and Criminal Law (2020), edited by Hill and Witte, together with Norman Doe and Richard Helmholz.
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