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International law: origins & history: Religions

Religions & development of international law

Chapter 12 of Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law Internat 510 F249a (Holders of an Oxford SSO can also read this online)

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History includes

Justice, equity and good conscience
Jewish law
Islamic law
Chinese law
South Asian law
Hindu law

Useful articles in MPEPIL include:

International Law, Regional Developments: Islam;
Islamic Approach to International Law

Subject searches to try in SOLO

Religion and law
Religion   and   international  relations

Christianity & natural law tradition

St Augustine

V Hrabar ‘La doctrine de droit international chez Saint Augustin’ (1932) 3–4 Archives de philosophie du droit et de sociologie juridique 428–46  Journal in Law Bod at Jurisp 300 A60

St Thomas Aquinas

ST 2–2, qu. 40

Summa Theologica Secunda Secundae Quaestio 40

Treatise on The Theological Virtues (Second Part of Second Part of ST) Question 40