Archive E.J. Hutchinson Natural Law Nota Bene The Two Kingdoms

Religion a Part of Justice

For Niels Hemmingsen in the De lege naturae, as for the classical tradition in general, “religion” is one part of the more general, and chief, virtue of justice. Without it, he says, there is no trust between men, no fellowship between men–indeed, no justice at all.  “No justice, no peace” is a popular protest saying; […]