Living Catholic Faith in a Contentious Age

Living Catholic Faith in a Contentious Age

by Raymond G. Helmick SJ


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441152190
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/24/2010
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Raymond G. Helmick, S.J., Instructor in Conflict Resolution, Department of Theology, Boston College, has mediated for many years, in such conflicts as Northern Ireland, the Middle East, the Balkans.

James F. Keenan, S.J., is professor of theological ethics at Boston College. He was principal editor of Catholic Ethicists on HIV/AIDS Prevention and is the author of numerous books, including The Works of Mercy: The Heart of Catholicism, Moral Wisdom: Lessons and Texts from the Catholic Tradition, Virtues for Ordinary Christians, Commandments of Compassion, Goodness and Rightness in Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae, and (with Daniel Harrington) Jesus and Virtue Ethics annd Paul and Virtue Ethics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1, Catholic Faith: How we Relate to God and Church. Chapter 2, The Theologians' task: Fides quaerens intellectum.Chapter 3, Orthodoxy: Fidelity to the Spirit's Leading. Chapter 4, Polarization in the Church: Quest for Power.Chapter 5, Facing the Sex-Abuse Crisis: Call for a Council of the Church. Chapter 6, Practice of Faith, Expressed in Word and Sacrament. Chapter 7, Commitment to the Work of Reconciliation and Peace.

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