Catholic Social Teaching and the United States Economy: Working Papers for a Bishops' Pastoral

Catholic Social Teaching and the United States Economy: Working Papers for a Bishops' Pastoral

by John W. Houck, Oliver F. Williams
     
 

The American Catholic Bishops, in preparing a pastoral on the American economy, sought the assistance of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business. This book represents the resulting 15 research papers by business/labor leaders and theologians and is focused on four themes: employment generation, income for the poor and disadvantaged,

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The American Catholic Bishops, in preparing a pastoral on the American economy, sought the assistance of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business. This book represents the resulting 15 research papers by business/labor leaders and theologians and is focused on four themes: employment generation, income for the poor and disadvantaged, U.S. trade with the Third World, and the possibilities for cooperation and planning in the U.S. economy.

Editorial Reviews

Journal of Church and State
This volume presents the principal papers delivered at the symposium and provides an excellent overview of the diverse opinions and approaches to economic issues that have been considered by the bishops in the preparation of their pastoral letter.
Religious Studies Review
...makes a major contribution to Christian social ethics on economic issues....
America
This book contains working papers that the bishops used in preparing their pastoral letter on the economy. It is also useful as an interpretation of Part Two of that letter.
Journal Of Church and State
This volume presents the principal papers delivered at the symposium and provides an excellent overview of the diverse opinions and approaches to economic issues that have been considered by the bishops in the preparation of their pastoral letter.
America - T.M. Hesburgh
This is a strategically important book.
America - Leo V. Ryan
An eminently useful resource document...A significant contribution to the latest dialogue orchestrated by the American Bishops...A scholarly analysis of the issues that will dominate the Bishops' dialogue on the economy.
Journal of Church & State
This volume presents the principal papers delivered at the symposium and provides an excellent overview of the diverse opinions and approaches to economic issues that have been considered by the bishops in the preparation of their pastoral letter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819143754
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
10/31/1984
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 8.88(h) x 1.09(d)

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