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Church Subsidies and Their Legal Development in Slovakia and Subcarpathian Ruthenia
Csukás, Adam ; Horák, Záboj (referee)
Church Subsidies and Their Legal Development in Slovakia and Subcarpathian Ruthenia The thesis aims to describe the historical background and legal development of natural church subsidies paid by the members of a parish to their priests in the area of Slovakia and Subcarpathian Ruthenia, with special regard to the late 19th and 20th centuries, up to 1949. Lecticale was a traditional institution of Hungarian customary law, implemented into Czechoslovak law following the declaration of the Czechoslovak Republic in 1918. This legal institution was continuously adapted to the needs of actual legal practice until it was abolished by the communist regime in 1949, a year after the communist coup d'état of February 1948. It was typically adhered to by the Catholic Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church. As the contemporary awareness of lecticale is limited, the author decided to reveal the elements of the researched legal institution one by one, proceeding from very basic information to the most complicated problems of legal practice. Therefore, the beginning of the thesis deals with references to lecticale in numerous Hungarian church law textbooks. The treatise then moves to the 1880s, when the greatest controversies arose regarding the issue. The next part of the thesis deals with the etymology of the word...
The Principles of the Presbyterial-Synodical Ecclesiastical Polity
Csukás, Adam ; Tretera, Jiří Rajmund (advisor) ; Horák, Záboj (referee)
The Principles of Synodical-Presbyterial Church Government This work reflects the principles of the synodical-presbyterial church government, which are referred to in the church constitutions of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren and the Reformed Christian Church in Slovakia. The author draws attention to the importance of the principles of church polity in ecclesial life, pointing to their occasional inadequate reflection. In this context, the author points out the introduction of the Führerprinzip in the German Evangelical Church in the 1930s. In addition, he highlights examples of churches that have been able to clearly formulate the principles of church polity, and some of them have even incorporated them into their church law. The author goes on to clarify the basic terminology used in his work, focusing on the naming of Protestant churches in different languages. He deals with the division of churches into families according to the categorization used by the World Council of Churches, paying special attention to the family of United and Uniting churches. He describes five types of these churches, and considering the need to introduce another, a sixth type of United and Uniting churches. Next, he deals with the basic characteristics of Reformed, Presbyterian and Evangelical Lutheran churches. The...

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