Things Old and New: Catholic Social Teaching Revisited

Things Old and New: Catholic Social Teaching Revisited

by Francis P. McHugh, Samuel M. Natale
     
 

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The papers included in this work revisit the tradition of Catholic social teaching with a view to assessing historical developments in light of social teaching and to assessing the corpus of teaching in light of historical developments. The papers generally discuss the topics of social philosophy, the historical context of "Rerum novarum", social sciences and ethics,

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The papers included in this work revisit the tradition of Catholic social teaching with a view to assessing historical developments in light of social teaching and to assessing the corpus of teaching in light of historical developments. The papers generally discuss the topics of social philosophy, the historical context of "Rerum novarum", social sciences and ethics, political thought, and modern economics. Co-published with the Oxford Philosophy Trust.

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Studies in Christian Ethics
The papers by Novak, Kelly, Frowen and Hebblethwaite were particularly illuminating.
— John J. Barrett, THE HEYTHROP JOURNAL
Michael Ryan
How might one assess this entire collection? Assuming that the reader already has some familiarity with Catholic social thought, these essays do not represent some revolutionary, totally new vision. Yet they are interesting and provocative, and well worth reading.
John J. Barrett
The papers by Novak, Kelly, Frowen and Hebblethwaite were particularly illuminating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819189028
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
06/01/1993
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.93(d)

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