Ecclesiastical Law Journal

Members receive the printed edition of the Ecclesiastical Law Journal, the International Journal for the Comparative Study of Law and Religion, published by Cambridge University Press three times a year. Online access to current and past editions is also available to members.

Workshops for trainers

The society runs regular workshops for those involved in ecclesiastical law teaching and training.


Members are able to attend the society’s events, including four London lectures each year and the annual day or residential conference.

Gospel and Law

Notice of the posting of our newsletter, “Gospel and Law” is sent to members electronically six times a year, with up-to-date news and comment from the field of Ecclesiastical Law.

Member-only content

In the course of 2017, we are developing a range of resources available to members only through this website. These resources will include Powerpoint, Word documents, and videos, focussing on the teaching of ecclesiastical law.


Members are entitled to use the Ecclesiastical Law Collection at the Middle Temple Library.

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The membership subscription is £40 per year.  Students in full-time education, those retired from full-time occupation, and members of Christian religious orders not otherwise in receipt of a stipend, nor having other employment or occupation, pay a concessionary subscription of £25 per year.

Members receive the Ecclesiastical Law Journal and are eligible to attend the Society’s conferences and other events. The membership year runs from 1 July to 30 June.