The Rule of Law in UK

The Rule of Law

The rule of law represents one of the most challenging concepts of the constitution. The rule of law is a concept which is capable of different interpretations by different people, and it is this feature which makes an understanding of the doctrine elusive. Of all constitutional concepts, the rule of law is also the most … Read more

Sources of the UK Constitution

Sources of the UK Constitution

Sources of the UK Constitution. As has been seen in previews Article the United Kingdom’s constitution is classified as ‘unwritten’ or ‘uncodified’. It is the result of gradual evolutionary development over centuries rather than a consciously constructed document drafted to meet the needs and aspirations of a country at a particular time and intended to … Read more

Communistic Religious Associations

Communistic Religious Associations

Communistic Religious Associations. Christianity from its beginning was connected with socialistic ideas. It taught the equality of all men in the sight of God, and it placed high value upon voluntary poverty. In the Middle Ages it taught that private property came into existence as a result of the tall of man, and it set … Read more

Influence of the Reformation on Political Thought

Influence of the Reformation on Political Thought

Influence of the Reformation on Political Thought focuses on the Protestant reformers during the Reformation, both those thinkers historians commonly refer to as moderate or “magisterial” reformers (especially Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Huldrych Zwingli) and those they refer to as “radical” reformers. Although the political concerns of Protestantism remained profoundly religious, and most reformers … Read more

John Calvin

John Calvin

John Calvin was a French theologian, pastor and reformer in Geneva during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism, including its doctrines of predestination and of God’s absolute sovereignty in the salvation of the human soul from death and eternal damnation. Calvinist … Read more

Huldrych Ulrich Zwingli

Huldrych Ulrich Zwingli

Huldrych Ulrich Zwingli was a leader of the Reformation in Switzerland, born during a time of emerging Swiss patriotism and increasing criticism of the Swiss mercenary system. He attended the University of Vienna and the University of Basel, a scholarly center of Renaissance humanism. He continued his studies while he served as a pastor in … Read more

Philip Melanchthon

Philip Melanchthon

Philip Melanchthon was a German Lutheran reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the Lutheran Reformation, and an influential designer of educational systems. He stands next to Luther and John Calvin as a reformer, theologian, and moulder of Protestantism. Philip Melanchthon Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560) the disciple … Read more

Martin Luther

Martin Luther

Martin Luther was a German priest, theologian, author, composer, former Augustinian friar, and is best known as a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation and as the namesake of Lutheranism. Martin Luther It was natural that the Reformation, which was a revolt in favor of a more inward and spiritual worship, should begin in Germany, … Read more

Medieval Theory of International Relations

Medieval Theory of International Relations

Medieval Theory of International Relations. In the Middle Ages local dominion took the place of world dominion, and the principles of universal law were pushed into the background. The medieval period has been called an age of organized anarchy. The wager of battle was a recognized form of judicial trial, private warfare was common, and … Read more