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Richard Hooker on Law, the Ancient, and the Good - LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
Richard Hooker was a sixteenth-century Anglican churchman whose Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (1594-1597) is both a masterpiece of Anglican theology and a work of extraordinary stylistic elegance and force. It was written primarily as a defense of the Church of England against the Puritan challenge, but Hooker ranges over many subjects of more general …