Divine Immanence: The Evangelical Foundations of Modern Anglo-American Approaches to International Law

@article{Haskell2012DivineIT,
  title={Divine Immanence: The Evangelical Foundations of Modern Anglo-American Approaches to International Law},
  author={John D. Haskell},
  journal={Chinese Journal of International Law},
  year={2012},
  volume={11},
  pages={429-467}
}
In this article, I hypothesize that against mainstream secularization accounts concerning the 19th-century development of modern international law, especially within the Anglo-American experience, the discipline was significantly influenced by liberal Protestantism. My argument is that a liberal Protestant cultural elite, to which the first generation of international jurists belonged, drew inspiration from the theological doctrine of divine immanence to solidify their socio-political authority… Expand
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