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Church, State, and Society An Introduction to Catholic Social Doctrine

ISBN-10: 0813218012

ISBN-13: 9780813218014

Edition: 2011

Authors: J. Brian Benestad

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How can the Catholic faith help not only Catholics, but all people, build a just and flourishing society?
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press
Publication date: 2/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Catholic Social Doctrine and Political Philosophy
The Human Person, the Political Community, and the Common Good
The Dignity of the Human Person, Human Rights, and Natural Law
The Meaning of the Common Good
Seeking the Common Good through Virtue and Grace
Seeking the Common Good through Justice and Social Justice
Seeking the Common Good through Law and Public Policy: Same-Sex Marriage, the Life Questions, and Biotechnology
Civil Society and the Common Good: Three Mediating Institutions
Civil Society and the Church
Civil Society, the Family, and the Principle of Subsidiarity
Civil Society, the Catholic University, and Liberal Education
Private Property and the Universal Destination of Goods
The Economy, Work, Poverty, and Immigration
Safeguarding and Sustaining the Environment
The International Community and Justice
The International Community
Just-War Principles
Conclusion: The Tension between Catholic Social Doctrine and the Proponents of Religion as a Private Affair
Appendix: Pope Benedict XVI's Caritas in veritate
Bibliography
Index