Ecclesiastical Law

Hardcover | March 4, 2008

byMark Hill

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Ecclesiastical Law has established itself as the leading authority on the laws of the Church of England. Offering a uniquely detailed and scholarly exposition of the law, it has become an essential reference for anyone with a professional interest in ecclesiastical and canon law.The third edition has been fully revised and updated to take account of changes in the substantive law, specifically: the establishment of a completely new statutory tribunal for clergy discipline; a major review of the employment status of clergy; a series of cases in the House of Lords exploringthe limits of the right of religious liberty under the Human Rights Act 1998; litigation on the status of the Church of England as a 'public authority'; a number of decisions in consistory courts and the Court of Arches. Ecclesiastical Law offers insightful commentary, thoughtful analysis, and a wealth of materials to the lawyer and student alike. Appendices include: The Canons of the Church of England; Statutes and Measures; Statutory Instruments; Church Representation Rules; and cases.

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Ecclesiastical Law has established itself as the leading authority on the laws of the Church of England. Offering a uniquely detailed and scholarly exposition of the law, it has become an essential reference for anyone with a professional interest in ecclesiastical and canon law.The third edition has been fully revised and updated t...

Professor Mark Hill, Practising barrister in chambers in the Middle Temple, London, is Chancellor of the Diocese of Chicester and of the Diocese in Europe. He is a Fellow of the Centre of Law and Religion at Cardiff University and Senior Visitor at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He is editor of the Ecclesiastical Law Journal; of Religio...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:800 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.93 inPublished:March 4, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199217122

ISBN - 13:9780199217120

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Table of Contents

1. The Nature and Sources of Ecclesiastical Law2. The Constitution of the Church of England3. The Parish4. Clergy5. Worship and Liturgy6. Clergy Discipline7. Faculty Jurisdiction8. Cathedrals

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`Ecclesiastical law may indeed be complicated and obscure, but armed with this book practitioners need have no fears of it. 'Philip Petchey