Rising Laity, The Paperback

Ecclesial Movements Since Vatican II

by Faggioli, Massimo;

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Rising Laity, The

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This book intends to offer an analysis of the phenomenon of the new ecclesial movements with two different but compatible perspectives: historical and comparative. The historical perspective is necessary because the phenomenon grew in these last hundred years and a sociological-anthropological perspective tends to offer a nondynamic view of them. The comparative perspective Europe-USA is necessary because of the global nature of Catholicism and of the international-global features of these movements. This book is important in the Church of today considering the new emphasis given by pope Francis to the movements in the wider frame of a less institutional and more outward-looking Church. A special chapter will be devoted to Pope Francis and the movements, analyzing the unique aspects of the relationship between the pontificate and the movements and the differences with his predecessors, especially John Paul II and Benedict XVI.

Rising Laity, The by Faggioli, Massimo was published by Paulist Press in February 2016. The ISBN for Rising Laity, The is 9780809149346.

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Page last updated 9th September 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherPaulist Press (February 2016)
Number of Pages176
Thickness15 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4465625
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