The Christian vision articulated by mediaeval canon lawyers was that every individual is an equal soul despite differences in their social roles.
Frank Beswick holds a degree with divinity as a main subject, and a masters degree in philosophy, as well as certificates in religious studies, theology, history, and world religions. He has taught religious studies and philosophy, and is a senior examiner in religious studies. He has been for many years a writer, having produced many books and articles on religious matters. He has studied all the world's main religions, but specializes in Christianity, and is deeply interested in Christian history. Francis Beswick also holds a Royal Horticultural Society advanced certificate in horticulture. He lives in Britain.