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Jane Adolphe, LL.B/B.C.L, J.C.D. is Associate Professor of Law, Ave Maria School of Law, Naples, Florida.
Robert Fastiggi, Ph.D. is Professor of Systematic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI.
Michael Vacca, J.D., is a graduate of Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI and Ave Maria School of Law, Naples, Florida.
by Rev. John J. Coughlin, O.F.M.
Chapter 1: St. Paul: Between the Law of Caesar and the Justice of Christ in Second Timothy
by Rev. Richard J. Cassidy
by Patrick Quirk
Chapter 2: St. Paul, the Natural Law, and the Catholic Tradition
by Robert L. Fastiggi
by Brian Scarnecchia
Chapter 3: TheWisdom of the Greeks vs. theWisdom of Christ in St. Paul
by Rev. Earl Muller, S.J.
by Patrick Gillen
Chapter 4: The New Man: Nature, Sin, and Grace in St. Paul
by Eduardo Echeverria
by Charles Lugosi
Chapter 5: TheWestern Legal Tradition: Its Contemporary Crisis, and Pauline Diagnosis
by Philip Blosser
by Rev. Joseph Isanga
Chapter 6: St. Paul, Ephesians 5 and Same-Sex Marriage
by Mary Healy
by Jane Adolphe
Chapter 7: The International Theological Commission and the Natural Law
by Rev. John M. McDermott, S.J.
This book possesses the best qualities of St. Paul. Both are fiercely devoted to the rewarding work of seeking to understand the world today in light of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Both have the courage to meet the currently thorniest questions with sophisticated intellectual arguments that also ‘ring true.’
— Helen Alvaré, George Mason University School of Law
This volume is a treasure trove. It brings together precisely the right conversations partners to illumine the foundations of any just civic order – including our own. Those foundations are the natural moral law and a robustly religious culture which informs public life. The editors have brought together theologians and philosophers who mine Scripture and the Catholic tradition, with legal scholars trained not only in the civil law, but in international and canon law as well as in legal philosophy and history. The result is an ensemble of first-rate essays, culminating in a masterly paper by Rev. John McDermott, formerly a member of the International Theological Commission. And the foreword by Father John Coughlin, one of the world’s leading Canon lawyers, is superb.
— Gerard Bradley, University of Notre Dame