Sep 26, 2012

Some Good and Recent Books on Faith & Law

The Christian Legal Society just finished its list of "20-some" good books on faith and law on Twitter.

Here's my revision of that very good list. 

Second Tier

Joseph Allegretti, The Lawyer's Calling (1996)
Harold J. Berman, Law and Revolution II (2006)
Stephen L. Bloom, The Believer's Guide to Legal Issues (2008)
Gerard V. Bradley, A Student's Guide to the Study of Law (2006)
Jeffrey Brauch, Is Higher Law Common Law? (2008)
J. Budziszewski, Natural Law for Lawyers (2006)
Jonathan Chapman, Herman Dooyeweerd: Christian Philosopher of State and Civil Society (2011)
Edwin S. Corwin, The "Higher Law" Background of American Constitutional Law (2011)
John Eidsmoe, Christianity and the Constitution (1995)
Stephen Grabill, Recovering the Natural Law in Reformed Theological Ethics (2006)
H. Wayne House, The Christian and American Law (1998)
David Hoffman, A Course of Legal Study (1846)
P.C. Kemeny, ed., Church, State and Public Justice: Five Views (2007)
McConnell, Cochran, and Carmella, Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought (2001)
Jay Milbrandt, Go + Do: Changing the World One Story at a Time (2012)
Michael Scaperlanda and Teresa Collett, Rediscovering Self-Evident Truths: Catholic Perspectives on American Law (2007)
Michael P. Schutt, Redeeming Law: Christian Calling and the Legal Profession (2007)
Thomas L. Shaffer, On Being a Christian and a Lawyer (1981)
John Witte, Jr. and Frank Alexander, eds., The Weightier Matters of the Law: Essays on Law and Religion (1996)

First Tier

Thomas Aquinas, Treatise on Law (2000)
Harold J. Berman, Law and Revolution: The Formation of the Western Legal Tradition (1983)
Harold J. Berman, The Interaction of Law and Religion (1974)
Robert Bolt, A Man for All Seasons (1960)
Gary Haugen, The Good News About Injustice (2009)
Abraham Kuyper, Calvinism and Politics, in The Stone Lectures on Calvinism (2008)
Paul Marshall, God and the Constitution (2002)
Ken Sande, The Peacemaker (2004)
John Witte, Jr., God's Joust, God's Justice (2006)
John Witte, Jr. and Frank Alexander, eds., The Teachings of Modern Orthodox Christianity on Law, Politics, and Human Nature (2007)
Nicholoas Wolterstorff, Justice: Rights and Wrongs (2010)

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