Saturday, July 03, 2021

David Bentley Hart's New Substack

Spot the Flaw

The purported link between charity (a supernatural infused virtue) and civil law. That the observance and execution of law should be motivated by charity is unquestionable; whether this can be legislated by a human authority is the dubious part, and this applies to ecclesial law as well. What matters for human law is the justice of the external action that is commanded (or prohibited).