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Ideas of Richard Hooker, by Text

[English, 1554 - 1600, Anglican priest and theologian.]

1593 Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity
1.3.4 p.6 Natural things observe certain laws, and things cannot do otherwise if they retain their forms
I s.10 p.173 Rule of law is superior to autonomy, because citizens can see what is expected
I s.10 p.184 It is not a law if not endorsed by the public
III s.9 p.186 Human laws must accord with the general laws of Nature