Freedom and Its Discontents: Catholicism Confronts Modernity

Freedom and Its Discontents: Catholicism Confronts Modernity

by George Weigel
     
 
How can an authoritative church avoid authoritarianism? How can a church committed to a dialogue with modern science and the humanities still hold itself accountable to an ancient religious tradition? How can a hierarchied church defend religious freedom and support the democratic revolution in world politics? George Weigel's exploration of these issues of the modern

Overview

How can an authoritative church avoid authoritarianism? How can a church committed to a dialogue with modern science and the humanities still hold itself accountable to an ancient religious tradition? How can a hierarchied church defend religious freedom and support the democratic revolution in world politics? George Weigel's exploration of these issues of the modern Catholic debate over freedom touches concerns far beyond Catholic circles.

Author Biography: George Weigel is President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington D.C. and the author of "A New Worldly Order" (1992).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896331594
Publisher:
Ethics & Public Policy Center
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Pages:
179

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