The Church in the Modern World

The Church in the Modern World

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The Church in the Modern World: Fifty Years after Gaudium et Spes commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Councila€™s Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World. Featuring scholars from the Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought, this book offers a future-orientated analysis by highlighting contemporary social issues through the lens of Gaudium et Spes. In part I, authors examine the historical, political, and social significance of the document. Part II presents interdisciplinary perspectives on current social issues in light of Gaudium et Spes and contemporary Catholic social thought. The book covers such topics as immigration, women in the Church, environmental ethics, human rights, economic justice, the Church in Africa, and liberation theology.By feminist, I am referring broadly to diverse theories and movements that share an advocacy stance for womena#39;s ... in Feminist Theory: A Reader, 2nd edition, Wendy Kolmar and Francis Bartkowski, eds., (Columbus: McGraw-Hill, 2003), 534.

Title:The Church in the Modern World
Author:Erin Brigham
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2014-12-31


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