Fundamentos bíblicos de la separación de poderes y función catalizador del juez

Translated title of the contribution: Biblical foundations for the separation of powers and the catalysing function of judges

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Abstract

This article maintains that the Bible offers a sound foundation for the principle of separation of powers. From a reconstruction of the concept of 'separation of powers', this paper defends the claim that the Holy Scriptures grant judges the function of encouraging political authorities to behave virtuously in order to protect the rights and best interest of people. The conclusions of this work will be highly relevant to grasp a conception of judicial function that encourages judges to perform a catalysing role and political authorities to actually protect the rights and best interest of people by creating laws and formulating public policies.
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)222-246
Number of pages25
JournalDikaion
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • separation of powers
  • constitutionalism
  • judicial supremacy
  • judicial function
  • Christian foundations for the separation of powers

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