The Church s Best Kept Secret Book

The Church s Best Kept Secret


  • Author : Mark Shea
  • Publisher : New City Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-21
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781565481275

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The Church’s Best-Kept Secret is a short primer which lays out the basics of Catholic social teaching in a way accessible to the ordinary Catholic as well as to any other person of good will attempting to grasp this often profoundly misunderstood area of Church doctrine and practice. Writing in everyday language for the non-scholar, award-winning writer Mark Shea concisely describes the roots of Catholic social teaching in Scripture and Tradition and gives simple, practical examples of how it works in ordinary life. Sketching the meaning of the Dignity of the Human Person, the Common Good, Subsidiarity, and Solidarity, Shea bridges the gulf in our politics and cultural warfare to make the case that Catholic Social Teaching, properly understood, is common sense, as well as the path to living a happier and more just common life for each human person.

Catholic Social Teaching Book

Catholic Social Teaching


  • Author : Brian Singer-Towns
  • Publisher : St Marys Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 1599820773

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**Catholic Social Teaching: Christian Life in Society has been submitted to the Subcommittee on the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Declarations of conformity with both the Catechism of the Catholic Church and Doctrinal Elements of a Curriculum Framework for the Development of Catechetical Materials for Young People of High School Age are pending. Catholic Social Teaching: Christian Life in Society This course will guide students in exploring and understanding the social teachings of the Church. It will address the major themes of Catholic social teaching and what they express about God's plan for all people and our obligations to care for one another, especially those most in need in society. The course will work to move students to a life of service and work for the Kingdom of God. The Living in Christ Series • Makes the most of the wisdom and experience of Catholic high school teachers as they empower and guide students to participate in their own learning. • Engages students' intellect and responds to their natural desire to know God. • Encourages faith in action through carefully-crafted learning objectives, lessons, activities, active learning, and summative projects that address multiple learning styles. What you will find . . . • Each Living in Christ student book is developed in line with the U.S. Bishops' High School Curriculum Framework and provides key doctrine essential to the course in a clear and accessible way, making it relevant to the students and how they live their lives. • Each Living in Christ teacher guide carefully crafts the lessons, based on the key principles of Understanding by Design, to guide the students' understanding of key concepts. • Living in Christ offers an innovative, online learning environment featuring flexible and customizable resources to enrich and empower the teacher to respond to the diverse learning needs of the students. • The Living in Christ series is available to you in tradit

Catholic Social Teaching Book

Catholic Social Teaching


  • Author : Gerard V. Bradley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 647
  • ISBN 10 : 9781316513606

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Few treatments of Catholic Social Teaching are as comprehensive as this, and none is nearly so devoted to a critical scholarly presentation and analysis of the whole corpus.

Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church Book
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Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church


  • Author : Catholic Church. Pontificium Consilium de Iustitia et Pace
  • Publisher : Veritas Co. Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Christian sociology
  • Pages : 13
  • ISBN 10 : 9781853908392

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Modern Catholic Social Teaching Book

Modern Catholic Social Teaching


  • Author : Kenneth R. Himes, OFM
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626165151

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Modern Catholic Social Teaching Excerpt :

Including contributions from twenty-two leading moral theologians, this volume is the most thorough assessment of modern Roman Catholic social teaching available. In addition to interrogations of the major documents, it provides insight into the biblical and philosophical foundations of Catholic social teaching, addresses the doctrinal issues that arise in such a context, and explores the social thought leading up to the "modern" era, which is generally accepted as beginning in 1891 with the publication of Pope Leo XIII's Rerum Novarum. The book also includes a review of how Catholic social teaching has been received in the United States and offers an informed look at the shortcomings and questions that future generations must address. This second edition includes revised and updated essays as well as two new commentaries: one on Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical Caritas in Veritate and one on Pope Francis's encyclical Laudato Si'. An outstanding reference work for anyone interested in studying and understanding the key documents that make up the central corpus of modern Catholic social teaching.

Catholic Social Teaching and Theologies of Peace in Northern Ireland Book

Catholic Social Teaching and Theologies of Peace in Northern Ireland


  • Author : Maria Power
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000167245

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Catholic Social Teaching and Theologies of Peace in Northern Ireland Excerpt :

This book investigates the response of the Catholic Church in Northern Ireland to the conflict in the region during the late Twentieth Century. It does so through the prism of the writings of Cardinal Cahal Daly (1917-2009), the only member of the hierarchy to serve as a bishop throughout the entire conflict. This book uses the prolific writings of Cardinal Daly to create a vision of the ‘Peaceable Kingdom’ and demonstrate how Catholic social teaching has been used to promote peace, justice and nonviolence. It also explores the public role of the Catholic Church in situations of violence and conflict, as well as the importance for national churches in developing a voice in the public square.Finally, the book offers a reflection on the role of Catholic social teaching in contemporary society and the ways in which the lessons of Northern Ireland can be utilised in a world where structural violence, as evidenced by austerity, and reactions to Brexit in the United Kingdom, is now the norm. This work challenges and changes the nature of the debate surrounding the role of the Catholic Church in the conflict in Northern Ireland. It will, therefore, be a key resource for scholars of Religious Studies, Catholic Theology, Religion and Violence, Peace Studies, and Twentieth Century History.

Labour Rights and the Catholic Church Book

Labour Rights and the Catholic Church


  • Author : Paul Beckett
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000377774

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This book explores the extent of parallelism and cross-influence between Catholic Social Teaching and the work of the world’s oldest human rights institution, the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Sometimes there is a mutual attraction between seeming opposites who in fact share a common goal. This book is about just such an attraction between a secular organisation born of the political desire for peace and justice, and a metaphysical institution much older founded to bring peace and justice on earth. It examines the principles evident in the teachings of the Catholic Church and in the secular philosophy of the ILO; together with the theological basis of the relevant provisions of Catholic Social Teaching and of the socio-political origins and basis of the ILO. The spectrum of labour rights covered in the book extends from the right to press for rights, i.e., collective bargaining, to rights themselves – conditions in work – and on to post-employment rights in the form of social security and pensions. The extent of the parallelism and cross-influence is reviewed from the issue of the Papal Encyclical of Pope Leo XIII Rerum Novarum (1891) and from the founding of the ILO in 1919. This book is intended to appeal to lay, professional and academic alike, and will be of interest to researchers and academics working in the areas of international human rights, theology, comparative philosophy, history and social and political studies. On 4 January 2021 it was granted an Imprimatur by the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Liverpool, Malcolm P. McMahon O.P., meaning that the Catholic Church is satisfied that the book is free of doctrinal or moral error.

Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching Book

Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching


  • Author : Anthony Esolen
  • Publisher : Sophia Institute Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN 10 : 9781622821822

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Many claim that Catholic Social Teaching implies the existence of a vast welfare state. In these pages, Anthony Esolen pulls back the curtain on these false philosophers, showing how they’ve undermined the authentic social teachings of the Church in order to neutralize the biggest threat to their plans for secularization — the Catholic Church. With the voluminous writings of Pope Leo XIII as his guide, Esolen explains that Catholic Social Teaching isn’t focused exclusively on serving the poor. Indeed, it offers us a rich treasure of insights about the nature of man, his eternal destiny, the sanctity of marriage, and the important role of the family in building a coherent and harmonious society. Catholic Social Teaching, explains Pope Leo, offers a unified worldview. What the Church says about the family is inextricable from what She says about the poor; and what She says about the Eucharist informs the essence of Her teachings on education, the arts — and even government. You will step away from these pages with a profound understanding of the root causes of the ills that afflict our society, and — thanks to Pope Leo and Anthony Esolen — well equipped to propose compelling remedies for them. Only an authentically Catholic culture provides for a stable and virtuous society that allows Christians to do the real work that can unite rich and poor. We must reclaim Catholic Social Teaching if we are to transform our society into the ideal mapped out by Pope Leo: a land of sinners, yes, but one enriched with love of God and neighbor and sustained by the very heart of the Church’s social teaching: the most holy Eucharist.

Catholic Social Teaching and Movements Book

Catholic Social Teaching and Movements


  • Author : Marvin L. Krier Mich
  • Publisher : Twenty-Third Publications
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : 089622936X

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Catholic Social Teaching and Movements Excerpt :

This introductory book to Catholic social teaching covers not only the official documents and encyclicals but also gives a sense of the movements and people who embodied the struggle for social justice in the last 100 years.

The Challenge and Spirituality of Catholic Social Teaching Book
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The Challenge and Spirituality of Catholic Social Teaching


  • Author : Marvin L. Krier Mich
  • Publisher : Orbis Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 251
  • ISBN 10 : 9781570759451

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The Challenge and Spirituality of Catholic Social Teaching Excerpt :

This work offers readers the insight and inspiration to live out the gospel of Jesus Christ, the 'glad tidings to the poor,' here and now. Mich weaves together the biblical tradition and the wisdom of Catholic social teaching with the stories if saints and spiritual leaders, contemporary and historical.

Living Justice Book

Living Justice


  • Author : Thomas Massaro, SJ
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-10-16
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442210141

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For over a decade Living Justice has introduced readers to Catholic social teaching. The second classroom edition has been revised and updated throughout to better meet the needs of students today. Key updates include further reflection on the use of the just-war theory in light of events in Iraq and Afghanistan, the revival of terrorist threats, the papacy of Benedict XVI, the social encyclical Caritas in Veritate, the recent financial crisis, business ethics today, and ongoing environmental concerns.

The Heart of Catholic Social Teaching Book

The Heart of Catholic Social Teaching


  • Author : David Matzko McCarthy
  • Publisher : Brazos Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781587432484

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The Heart of Catholic Social Teaching Excerpt :

Seasoned teachers introduce the Catholic social tradition with distinctive attention to the Bible, liturgy, and the thought of Augustine and Aquinas.

Handbook of Catholic Social Teaching Book

Handbook of Catholic Social Teaching


  • Author : Martin Schlag
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Christian sociology
  • Pages : 181
  • ISBN 10 : 0813229332

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Handbook of Catholic Social Teaching Excerpt :

"An introductory summary to Catholic social teaching on topics like morality, economics, politics, and society, presented in question and answer format. Chapters and special topics are written by varied contributors; each quotes copiously from papal and other Church documents. Includes bibliography and index"--

The Liturgy and Catholic Social Teaching Book

The Liturgy and Catholic Social Teaching


  • Author : Kevin Ahern
  • Publisher : Liturgy Training Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-08-23
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616715090

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Catholic social teaching guides us in how we are to live the Gospel in today’s world. Liturgy forms us in these teachings and sends us out into the world to give witness to the Gospel. Organized by the seven themes of Catholic social teaching as developed by the United States bishops, this resource explores the intimate connection between liturgy and Catholic social teaching. It provides insights for parish teams on how Catholics might better live what it is we celebrate each time we gather to worship God and express more fully, consciously, and actively what it means to be in right relationship with God and the world. With questions for discussion and reflection following each thematic chapter, worship teams, parish councils, and peace and justice committees will be able to evaluate and improve parish liturgical practices and ministerial outreach as rooted in Catholic social teaching. With penitential services organized by each of the seven themes, this resource also provides parishioners with the means to examine their own consciences, make acts of reparation, and resolve to be more committed to following the teachings of the Church. Liturgy and Catholic Social Teaching is sure to help build a world that more closely reflects the love and mercy, justice, and peace of God. The prayer services found in this book may also be downloaded as a PDF. Additional questions for discussion are also provided online for young adults.

Sustainable Development Goals and the Catholic Church Book

Sustainable Development Goals and the Catholic Church


  • Author : Katarzyna Cichos
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000261271

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This book identifies both the consistencies and disparities between Catholic Social Teaching and the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With Pope Francis’ Laudato si’ encyclical, Catholicism seems to be engaging more than ever with environmental and developmental concerns. However, there remains the question of how these theological statements will be put into practice. The ongoing involvement of the Catholic Church in social matters makes it a significant potential partner in issues around development. Therefore, with the use of the comparative method, this book brings together authors from multiple disciplines to assess how the political and legal aspects of each of the UN’s 17 SDGs are addressed by Catholic Social Teaching. Chapters answer the question of how the Catholic Church evaluates the concept of sustainable development as defined by the Agenda 2030 Goals, as well as assessing how and if it can contribute to shaping the contemporary concept of global development. Examining the potential level of cooperation between the international community and the Catholic Church in the implementation of the Agenda 2030 Goals, this volume will be of keen interest to scholars of Catholic Studies, Religious Studies and the Sociology of Religion, as well as Environmental Studies and Development Studies.