Politics for a Pilgrim Church Paperback

A Thomistic Theory of Civic Virtue

by Thomas J. Bushlack Bushlack;

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Politics for a Pilgrim Church

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Church leaders and scholars have long wrestled with what should provide a guiding vision for Christian engagement in culture and politics. In this book Thomas Bushlack argues that a retrieval of Thomas Aquinas's understanding of civic virtue provides important resources for guiding this engagement today. Bushlack suggests that Aquinas's vision of the pilgrim church provides a fitting model for seeking the earthly common good of the political community, and he notes the features of a Thomistic account of justice and civic virtue that remain particularly salient for the twenty-first century. The book concludes with suggestions for cultivating a Christian rhetoric of the common good as an alternative to the predominant forms of discourse fostered within the culture wars that have been so divisive.

Politics for a Pilgrim Church by Thomas J. Bushlack Bushlack was published by William B Eerdmans Publishing Co in November 2015. The ISBN for Politics for a Pilgrim Church is 9780802870902.

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Details for Politics for a Pilgrim Church

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherWilliam B Eerdmans Publishing Co (November 2015)
Number of Pages296
Thickness23 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4342773
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