Defining And Distinguishing Law

with Fr. Conrad Murphy

Eternal law, natural law, and positive law – do you ever wonder what they all have in common, or, on the flip side, what distinguishes them from each other? Tune in for a concise and informative episode on the topic of law, its definition, various types, and how, as humans, we need to relate to it.

  1. Online article: Brief explanation of the various types of law at
  2. Book: Perfecting Human Actions: St. Thomas Aquinas on Human Participation in Eternal Law, by John Rziha
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Fr. Conrad Murphy is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington and the chaplain of the University of Maryland Catholic Student Center (Go Terps!).  He has a License in Moral Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (The Angelicum) in Rome. He loves obscure saints, papal history, and every type of ice cream imaginable.