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Teachings of Modern Roman Catholicism On Law, Politics, and Human Nature

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ISBN-10: 0231142617

ISBN-13: 9780231142618

Edition: 2007

Authors: John Witte, Russell Hittinger, Frank S. Alexander, John Witte Jr.

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Catholicism's struggle with modernism and the church's emerging role as an advocate of human rights and democratization are reflected in the writings of Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903); Jacques Maritain (1882-1973); John Courtney Murray (1904-1967); Pope John XXIII (1881-1963); Gustavo Guti?rrez (b. 1928); Dorothy Day (1897-1980); and Pope John Paul II (1920-2005). This landmark, three-volume paperback series examines how modern Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Christian thinkers have answered the most pressing political, legal, and ethical questions of our time. In each volume, leading contemporary scholars analyze the enduring teachings of important Christian intellectuals of the nineteenth…    
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List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

John Witte Jr. is the Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He has published 120 articles and 20 books, including Law and Protestantism: The Legal Teachings of the Lutheran Reformationand The Reformation of Rights: Law, Religion, and Human Rights in Early Modern Calvinism.Frank S. Alexander is Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He has published a dozen volumes, including The Weightier Matters of the Law: Essays on Law and Religion.

John Witte Jr. is the Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law and co-director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He has published numerous volumes, including Law and Protestantism: The Legal Teachings of the Lutheran Reformation.Frank S. Alexander is interim dean and professor at the Emory School of Law. He is the founder and co-director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Introduction
Introduction to Modern Catholicism
Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903)
Commentary
Original Source Materials
A Twofold Pedagogy
Law and Liberty
Plural Societies
Church and Civil Authority
Political "Forms"
Belgium, France, and the United States
The Rule of Christ and Christian Virtue
Jacques Maritain (1882-1973)
Commentary
Original Source Materials
Inaugural Address to the Second International Conference of UNESCO
Redeeming the Time
Man and the State
Church and State
God and the Permission of Evil
Natural Law and Moral Law
The Rights of Man and Natural Law
Scholasticism and Politics
Moral Philosophy
John Courtney Murray, S.J. (1904-1967)
Commentary
Original Source Materials
On Natural Law
On America
On Social Conversation
On the Public Consensus
On Historical Consciousness
On the Distinction Between Law and Morality
On the Limited Efficacy of Censorship Statutes
On Civil Unity
On the Church-State Distinction
On the First Amendment Religion Clauses
On Coercion of Conscience
On the Scope of the Right to Religious Freedom
On the Human Right to Religious Freedom
On the Church's Teachings on Religious Freedom
On Leo XIII
On the Vatican II Declaration of Religious Freedom
On Civil Freedom and the Secularity of the State
On the Difficulties of Vatican II
On the Church's Tardy Recognition of Religious Freedom
On John XXIII
Pope John XXIII (1881-1963)
Commentary
Original Source Materials
Announcement of Ecumenical Council
Ad Petri Cathedram (On Truth, Unity, and Peace in a Spirit of Charity)
Mater et Magistra (On Christianity and Social Progress)
Opening Address to the Council
Pacem in Terris (On Establishing Universal Peace in Truth, Justice, Charity, and Liberty)
Unitatis Redintegratio (Decree on Ecumenism)
Nostra Aetate (Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions)
Gaudium et Spes (On the Church in the Modern World)
Dignitatis Humanae (Declaration on Religious Freedom)
Gustavo Gutierrez (b. 1928)
Commentary
Original Source Materials
Notes for a Theology of Liberation
A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation
The Power of the Poor in History
Theology and the Social Sciences
On Job, God-Talk, and the Suffering of the Innocent
A Theology of Liberation, Revised Edition
Dorothy Day (1897-1980)
Commentary
Original Source Materials
The Catholic Worker Collection
Dividing the Workers
Unionizing the Unemployed
Reasons for Child Labor Law
Vigilantes Mob Sharecroppers' Mass Meeting
The Catholic Worker and Labor
Catholics in Unions
The Catholic Worker: 25th Anniversary Issue
Pope John Paul II (1920-2005)
Commentary
Original Source Materials
Dominus Iesus (Declaration on the Unicity and Salvific University of Jesus Christ and the Church)
Instruction on Certain Aspects of the "Theology of Liberation"
Instruction on Christian Freedom and Liberation
Sollicitudo Rei Socialis (On Social Concern)
Centesimus Annus (On the Hundredth Anniversary of Rerum Novarum)
Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life)
Copyright Information
Index to Biblical Citations
General Index