“Humbly Relying on the Blessing of Almighty God”

The phrase “Humbly relying on the Blessing of Almighty God” in the Preamble to the Constitution 1 is misinterpreted by many constitutional theorists as implying a hierarchy of the Bible over the Constitution. One of these is Steven Spiers, in his “Realm and Commonwealth” and “Realm and Man” papers. As already covered in previous articles, there is no legal effect of the Preamble, and no legal effect of Biblical passages. Pages 287 to 290 of Quick and Garran’s Annotated Constitution of … Continue reading “Humbly Relying on the Blessing of Almighty God”
To access this post, you must purchase VIP Annual Membership, 1 Month Membership, 6 Month Membership or 3 Month Membership.