Natural Law: A Lutheran ReappraisalRoland Cap Ehlke (Ed), Robert C Baker (Ed)
Greek Stoic philosophers. Roman legislators. The Early Church Fathers. Thomas Aquinas. The concept of a common morality shared by all people-often called ônatural lawö-has a rich and storied past in Western philosophy and Christian theology. However, for hundreds of years many Lutherans have either considered natural law an errant teaching of the medieval Church or they have simply ignored it-that is, until now.