We Hold These Truths: Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition

We Hold These Truths: Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition

by John Courtney Murray S.J.
     
 

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Jesuit Murray (1904-67) was a well known American Catholic writer on the relationship between Catholic philosophy and his country's political life. Published in 1960, this controversial book suggests how to integrate Catholic natural-law thinking, the religious devotion and moral concerns of evangelicals, and the reason and scientific truth of secular humanists. The…  See more details below

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Jesuit Murray (1904-67) was a well known American Catholic writer on the relationship between Catholic philosophy and his country's political life. Published in 1960, this controversial book suggests how to integrate Catholic natural-law thinking, the religious devotion and moral concerns of evangelicals, and the reason and scientific truth of secular humanists. The first step, he says, is to get people arguing again. No index is provided. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742549005
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Series:
A Sheed & Ward Classic Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.68(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author

Father John Courtney Murray was one of America's foremost theologians. Born in New York City in 1904, he held degrees from Boston College, Woodstock College, and the Gregorian University in Rome, where he received his doctorate in theology. He was professor of theology at Woodstock College and editor of Theological Studies for over twenty-five years.

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