Catholic Social Teaching, Student Edition: Learning and Living Justice / Edition 1

Catholic Social Teaching, Student Edition: Learning and Living Justice / Edition 1

by Michael Pennock
     
 

ISBN-10: 159471102X

ISBN-13: 9781594711022

Pub. Date: 05/28/2007

Publisher: Avenue Records

Catholic Social Teaching: Living and Learning Justice introduces the Church's rich body of social teaching that comes to us from the essential writings of the popes, highlighting the works from Pope Leo XIII onward. While exploring how societies work, an overarching theme of the text is a discussion of the foundational values that ought to govern a just

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Catholic Social Teaching: Living and Learning Justice introduces the Church's rich body of social teaching that comes to us from the essential writings of the popes, highlighting the works from Pope Leo XIII onward. While exploring how societies work, an overarching theme of the text is a discussion of the foundational values that ought to govern a just society.

This text also provides the latest applications of the Church's social teaching by drawing on the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, and is organized around the U.S. Bishops' document, Sharing Catholic Social Teaching. The text highlights two important principles—the life and dignity of the human person and respect for life—as foundational to supporting concepts like the common good, the preferential option for the poor, solidarity among all the people, and stewardship of resources.

This second edition addresses morality related to current issues such as the war on terror, global warming, the rights of United States immigrants, and "aliens," and stem cell research.

Each chapter of Catholic Social Teaching includes several special features:

  • Panel activities that help the students foster total learning in hands (service), hearts (prayer), and mind (academic challenges).
  • Review questions for each main section.
  • Several Journal Assignments for deeper thought and reflection.
  • Key vocabulary terms set off in margin panels.
  • A Learn by Doing project for each chapter that provides a longer-term assignment.
  • A Called to Prayer feature offering text from a prayer relevant to the chapter theme.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594711022
Publisher:
Avenue Records
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
282
Sales rank:
601,637
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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