In this Article, the views on the relationship between church and state of the twentieth century American Jesuit, John Courtney Murray, are compared with those of the sixteenth century theologian, Martin Luther. The author notes striking similarities between Murray's position and that of Martin Luther as manifest in Luther's doctrine of the two kingdoms. John Courtney Murray is credited with developing the theories that have enabled the Roman Catholic Church to establish a new and effective modern relationship with the state.
Faith Elizabeth Burgess,
John Courtney Murray and Martin Luther on the Relationship between Church and State,
29 Hastings L.J. 1561
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