The thirty-second annual conference of the Society met 5-7 April 2019 in Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park.
Norman Doe had a private meeting on 16 March with His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch to discuss the work of an ecumenical panel on canon law and the 2016 ‘Statement of Principles of Christian Law’.
John Rees, Vice-Chairman of the ELS, has written an obituary of the late Caroline Mockford.
The jury for the Deddens Thesis Award has agreed unanimously to make the 2018 Award to Archdeacon Jane Steen for her Cardiff LLM dissertation.
The March edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
Papers for the 2019 AGM and draft Conference Programme are now available.
A book launch for Norman Doe’s “Comparative Religious Law: Judaism, Christianity, Islam” will take place at the Temple Church on Wednesday 3 April 2019.
The February edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
On 6 February 2019, some 40 people gathered at the Leeds Diocesan Offices to hear Bishop Colin Buchanan give a lecture on The Transferable Vote: a Hundred Years of Anglican Experience.
A message from our Chairman to begin 2019.
The New Year edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
The Christmas edition of our newsletter is now available, here.
‘Great Christian Jurists in English History’, edited by Mark Hill and R. H. Helmholz, has recently been published- a discount code is available here.
Ecclesiastical Committee: recent publications
The November 2018 edition of our newsletter is now available.
Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch gave the 2018 Lyndwood Lecture on Richard Hooker (1554 – 1600): Invention and Re-invention. Bishop Christopher Hill reports.
The October 2018 edition of our newsletter is now available.
A lecture on Visitations was given by Dr Peter Smith on 10 October 2018 at the London offices of Winckworth Sherwood.