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Western European Liberation Theology, 1924-1959: The First Wave [NOOK Book]

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Western European Liberation Theology, 1924-1959 is the first comprehensive survey of the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in twentieth-century Western Europe. This Left Catholicism served to lay the basis for the subsequent events and evolutions associated with Vatican II.
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Western European Liberation Theology, 1924-1959: The First Wave

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Overview

Western European Liberation Theology, 1924-1959 is the first comprehensive survey of the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in twentieth-century Western Europe. This Left Catholicism served to lay the basis for the subsequent events and evolutions associated with Vatican II.
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"This book is an important contribution to the history of progressive Catholicism in the twentieth century and as such it is highly recommended."

—Catholic Library World

". . . This book is based upon extensive research and offers rich new material about movements of Catholic laypeople in the mid-twentieth century."—The Catholic Historical Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191548086
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 10/9/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 490 KB

Meet the Author

Gerd-Rainer Horn is Professor of Twentieth Century History at Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, Sciences Po.

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Table of Contents

1 Catholic action : a twentieth-century social movement (1920s-1930s) 5

2 Theology and philosophy in the age of fascism, communism, and world war 54

3 The politics of Left Catholicism in the 1940s 110

4 The Mouvement Populaire des Familles 175

5 A working-class apostolate beyond Catholic action : team building, base communities, and worker priests 225

Conclusion 291

Bibliographic Essay 303

Index 311

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