We Hold These Truths

We Hold These Truths : Catholicism and American Political Life

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The central purpose of this book is to explore the fundamental principles of Catholic doctrine in light of contemporary political, moral, and social life in the United States. The first four chapters are primarily concerned with moral principles and historical background. The last three chapters focus on the application of these principles to concrete political and social issues.

Catholicism and American Political Life: A Response to the Current Tendency to Narrow Catholic Social Teaching, Richard W. Miller, PhD, Creighton University
Fundamental Principles: Conscience, Religion, and Politics, Rev. Michael J. Himes, PhD, Boston College
History of Catholicism in American Politics, David J. O'Brien, PhD, College of the Holy Cross
The Common Good and the American Bishops' Guidelines, Kristin E. Heyer, PhD, Loyola Marymount University
Working for Peace, Rev. Kenneth R. Himes, OFM, PhD, Boston College
Protection of Life, Lisa Sowle Cahill, PhD, Boston College
Catholic Environmentalism, Drew Christiansen, SJ, PhD, Editor, America

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  • Paperback | 137 pages
  • 137.16 x 203.2 x 10.16mm | 158.76g
  • Liguori, United States
  • English
  • 0764817205
  • 9780764817205

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