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Church, State, and Society: An Introduction to Catholic Social Doctrine
     

Church, State, and Society: An Introduction to Catholic Social Doctrine

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by J. Brian Benestad
 

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ISBN-10: 0813218004

ISBN-13: 9780813218007

Pub. Date: 02/01/2011

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press

Explains the nuanced understanding of human dignity and the common good found in the Catholic intellectual tradition.

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Explains the nuanced understanding of human dignity and the common good found in the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813218007
Publisher:
Catholic University of America Press
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Series:
Catholic Moral Thought Series
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: Catholic Social Doctrine and Political Philosophy 1

Part 1 The Human Person, the Political Community, and the Common Good

1 The Dignity of the Human Person, Human Rights, and Natural Law 35

2 The Meaning of the Common Good 81

3 Seeking the Common Good through Virtue and Grace 113

4 Seeking the Common Good through Justice and Social Justice 143

5 Seeking the Common Good through Law and Public Policy: Same-Sex Marriage, the Life Questions, and Biotechnology 168

Part 2 Civil Society and the Common Good: Three Mediating Institutions

6 Civil Society and the Church 215

7 Civil Society, the Family, and the Principle of Subsidiarity 254

8 Civil Society, the Catholic University, and Liberal Education 281

Part 3 Private Property and the Universal Destination of Goods

9 The Economy, Work, Poverty, and Immigration 315

10 Safeguarding and Sustaining the Environment 342

Part 4 The International Community and Justice

11 The International Community 377

12 Just-War Principles 403

Conclusion: The Tension between Catholic Social Doctrine and the Proponents of Religion as a Private Affair 427

Appendix: Pope Benedict XVI's Caritas in veritate 447

Bibliography 467

Index 487

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