Natural Law and a Nihilistic Culture

Henry, Carl F. H.
January 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1995, Issue 49, p54
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.


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