Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American
Legal Theory, by the Reverend John J. Coughlin,
explores the canon law of the Roman Catholic Church from a
comparative perspective. The Introduction to the book presents
historical examples of antinomian and legalistic approaches to
canon law (antinomianism diminishes or denies the importance of
canon law, while legalism overestimates the function of canon law
in the life of the Catholic Church). The... more...