Catholicism and the Law of Nations Eppstein, John The Catholic Tradition of the Law of Nations. Originally published: Washington, D.C.: Published for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace by the Catholic Association for International Peace, . xxi, 525 pp. Reprinted 2008, 2012 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778226; ISBN-10: 1584778229. Hardcover. Top of spine bent. Small chips to bottom of cover. Else very good. $35. * A well-edited collection of annotated documents illustrating the Church's doctrine regarding war and peace and its opinion of such topics as the League of Nations, nationality and minority rights. Valuable for its insights into the history, doctrine and traditions of Catholic thought on international law, it includes important papal writings that are difficult to locate and otherwise unavailable in English. Published for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace by the Catholic Association for International Peace. Reprint of the sole edition. "Being somewhat familiar with the Catholic tradition and an outspoken advocate of the Catholic conception of international law, the reviewer feels no hesitancy in recommending unreservedly Mr. Eppstein's excellent compendium of The Catholic Tradition of the Law of Nations." --James Brown Scott, Georgetown Law Journal 24 (1935-1936) 1063. JOHN EPPSTEIN [1895-1988] was the author of numerous books on Catholicism and human rights, including Catholics and the Problem of Peace (1925), Code of International Ethics (1953) and The Cult of Revolution of the Church (1974). Contents include: The Origins of Christian Doctrine Upon Peace and War. The Ethics of War. The Preservation of Peace. The Society of Nations. The Place of Nationality in the Law of Nations, with documents appended for reference.
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