TITLE

Natural Law and a Nihilistic Culture

AUTHOR(S)
Henry, Carl F. H.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1995, Issue 49, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the natural law theory. Significance of natural law theory to the Roman Catholic Church; Objections to natural law theory; Arguments of Protestant critics on the derivation of natural law; Implication of the modern outlook for natural law on premodern belief in God and the doctrines of divine creation and supernatural revelation; Importance of rationalism to the existence of a common secular rationality that presumably can resolve public issues without reliance on unprovable assumptions.
ACCESSION #
17737892

 

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