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Catholicism and Liberalism: Contributions to American Public Policy

Catholicism and Liberalism: Contributions to American Public Policy

by R. Bruce Douglass, David Hollenbach
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ISBN-13: 9780521892452
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/18/2002
Series: Cambridge Studies in Religion and American Public Life Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Part I. Historical Conflicts and Developments: 1. The failed encounter: the Catholic Church and liberalism in the nineteenth century Peter Steinfels; 2. American Catholics and liberalism, 1789-1960 Philip Gleason; 3. Vatican II and the encounter between Catholicism and liberalism Joseph A. Komonchak; 4. Liberalism after the good times: the 'End of History' in historical perspective R. Bruce Douglass; Part II. New Encounters and Theoretical Reconstructions: 5. A communitarian reconstruction of human rights David Hollenbach; 6. Catholic social thought, the city, and liberal America Jean Bethke Elshtain; 7. The common good and the open society Louis Dupre; 8. Catholic classics in American liberal culture David Tracy; Part III. Practices and Institutions: 9. Catholicism and liberal democracy Paul E. Sigmund; 10. Feminism, liberalism, and Catholicism Mary C. Segers; 11. The family, liberalism, and Catholic social teaching Laura Gellot; 12. Rights of persons in the Church James Provost; Afterword: a community of freedom; Index.

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