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Peter Kreeft’s 26 Books You Need to Read Before You Die

Book Recommendations Autobiography The Confessions by St. Augustine (Frank Sheed translation) A Severe Mercy  by Sheldon Vanauken Novels The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C.S. Lewis Plays A Man for All Seasons by Robert… Continue Reading →

The Uniqueness of Western Law: Part 3 – Christianity Takes Up the Torch of Hellenistic Natural Law

The notion that the same rules apply to all men later found a home with the kings of Northern Europe.  These tribes still possessed that Indo-European culture of the rule of an, albeit, customary law and the right to resist… Continue Reading →

The Uniqueness of Western Law: Part 2 – The Roman Confusion of Natural Law

Natural law was famously developed further by the Roman lawyer, Cicero, but, whilst Roman civil law was mostly privately developed, the various Roman systems of government were not consistent examples of natural law in practise.  Roman law developed primarily between… Continue Reading →

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