ISBN-10:
1599821540
ISBN-13:
9781599821542
Pub. Date:
09/01/2013
Publisher:
Anselm Academic
See, Judge, Act: Catholic Social Teaching and Service Learning

See, Judge, Act: Catholic Social Teaching and Service Learning

by Erin M. Brigham

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ISBN-13: 9781599821542
Publisher: Anselm Academic
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Sales rank: 587,895

About the Author


Erin M. Brigham is an adjunct professor in the department of theology and religious studies and the faculty coordinator of research in the Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought at the University of San Francisco, where she has taught Catholic social teaching and service learning for several years. She holds a doctorate in systematic and philosophical theology from Graduate Theological Union. Her most recent book, Sustaining the Hope for Unity: Ecumenical Dialogue in a Post-modern World, was published by Liturgical Press in 2012.

Table of Contents


Introduction

The See-Judge-Act Process

Service, Learning, and the See-Judge-Act Process

See, Judge, Act and the Catholic Social Tradition

Chapter 1: Overview of the Catholic Social Tradition

Catholic Social Thought and Action

Catholic Social Teaching

Looking Ahead

For Further Reading

Chapter 2: Defending Human Dignity against Discrimination

Introduction

Human Dignity in Catholic Social Teaching

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Racism

Reading the Signs of the Times: Racial Discrimination and White Privilege

Summary and Integration for Service Learners

For Further Reading on Catholic Social Thought and Racism

Chapter 3: Justice for Immigrants: The Call to Family, Community, and Participation

Introduction

The Call to Family, Community, and Participation in Catholic Social Teaching

The Catholic Church's Response to Migration to the United States

Reading the Signs of the Times: Undocumented Migrants in the United States

Summary and Integration for Service Learners

For Further Reading on Catholic Social Thought and Migration

Chapter 4: Justice for Workers and the Dignity of Work

Introduction

The Dignity of Work in Catholic Social Teaching

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Labor

Reading the Signs of the Times: Vulnerable Workers

Summary and Integration for Service Learners

For Further Reading on Catholic Social Thought and Workers' Rights

Chapter 5: Economic Justice and the Preferential Option for the Poor

Introduction

Preferential Option for the Poor in Catholic Social Teaching

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Economy

Reading the Signs of the Times: Poverty and Empowerment

Summary and Integration for Service Learners

For Further Reading on Catholic Social Thought and Poverty

Chapter 6: Promoting Solidarity in Peacemaking

Introduction

The Principle of Solidarity in Catholic Social Teaching

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Peacebuilding

Reading the Signs of the Times: Social Justice for United States Veterans

Summary and Integration for Service Learners

For Further Reading on Catholic Social Thought and Peacebuilding

Chapter 7: Care for Creation and Environmental Issues

Introduction

Care for Creation in the Catholic Social Tradition

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Environment

Reading the Signs of the Times: Environmental Racism

Summary and Integration for Service Learners

For Further Reading on Catholic Social Thought on the Environment

Chapter 8: Rights and Responsibilities in a Globalized Context

Introduction

Catholic Social Teaching on Rights and Responsibilities

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Global Responsibility

Reading the Signs of the Times: Globalization and Human Rights

Summary and Integration for Service Learners

For Further Reading on Catholic Social Thought on Globalization and Human Rights

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