Flexibility in Religious Law

Author:Anargyros Anapliotis
Position:Dipl.theol. Dr. Dr. jur. LL.M. Anargyros Anapliotis is a lecturer in Canon Law at the LMU Munich.
Pages:18-29
SUMMARY

All measures and judicial decisions of the Church are aimed at the salvation of mankind. This soteriological orientation requires in concrete cases the possibility of a pastoral exception, called oikonomia in the Orthodox Church. The suspension or mitigation of absolute canonical orders in Church life regularly comes into force both in the narrow sense of confession and in the large framework of... (see full summary)

 
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Ancilla Iuris, 2019 Lagen des Rechts Article E-ISSN 1661-8610
Constellations of Law DOI 10.26031/2019.073 DOAJ 1661-8610
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Special Issue:
Flexibility in Religious Law
Prof. Dr. Ronen Reichman
Dr. Britta Müller-Schauenburg (Guest Editors)
Oikonomia und ihre Grenzen
im Orthodoxen Kirchenrecht
Oikonomia and its limits
in Orthodox Canon Law
Anargyros Anapliotis*
Translated by Jacob Watson

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