Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church Paperback
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Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church
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`Throughout the course of her history, and particularly in the last hundred years, the Church has never failed, in the words of Pope Leo XIII, to speak the words that are hers with regard to questions concerning life in society. To maintain this tradition, Pope John Paul II has for his part published three great encyclicals that represent fundamental stages of Catholic thought in this area. Moreover, numerous Bishops in every part of the world have contributed to a deeper understanding of the Church's social doctrine as have numerous scholars.
This book also shows the value of Catholic social teaching as an instrument of evangelisation because it places the human person and society in relationship with the light of the Gospel. The principles of the Church's social doctrine, which are based on the natural law, are then seen to be confirmed and strengthened in the faith of the Church by the Gospel of Christ. The Pope hopes that the present publication will help humanity in its quest for the common good.
Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church by The Vatican was published by Continuum in September 2006 and is our 27130th best seller. The ISBN for Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church is 9780860124368.
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|Author / Artist||The Vatican|
|Publisher||Continuum (September 2006)|
|Number of Pages||480|
|Page last updated||15th March 2018|