Introduction To Catholic Social Thought Paperback

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Introduction To Catholic Social Thought

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Michael Hornsby-Smith offers an overview of Catholic social thought particularly in recent decades. While drawing on official teaching such as papal encyclicals and the pastoral letters of bishops' conferences, he takes seriously the need for dialogue with secular thought. The book is organized in four stages. Part I outlines the variety of domestic and international injustices and seeks to offer a social analysis of the causes of these injustices. Part II offers a theological reflection on the characteristics of the kingdom of God which Christians are urged to seek. Part III reviews Catholic social thought in six main areas: human rights, the family and bioethical issues, economic life, social exclusion, authentic development, and war and peace. Part IV completes the cycle with a consideration of appropriate social action responses to the injustices which the author has identified and analysed.

Introduction To Catholic Social Thought by Michael P. Hornsby-Smith was published by Cambridge University Press in November 2006 and is our 64654th best seller. The ISBN for Introduction To Catholic Social Thought is 9780521681995.

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Details for Introduction To Catholic Social Thought

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (November 2006)
Number of Pages402
Thickness23 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1007692
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