Catholic Church and Liberal Democracy

Innbundet / 2018 / Engelsk

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9781138714663
Publisert
2018
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Routledge
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05, UP
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Engelsk
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Innbundet
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214
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454 gr
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234 mm
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156 mm
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Catholic Church and Liberal Democracy

Innbundet / 2018 / Engelsk
The Roman Catholic Church's critical stance towards liberalism and democracy following the French Revolution and through the 19th century was often entrenched, but the Second Vatican Council of the 1960s saw a shift in the Church's attitude towards democracy. In recent years, a conflict has emerged between Church doctrine and modern liberalism under Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI. This book is a comprehensive overview of the Catholic Church's relationship to modern liberal democracy, from the end of the 18th century until today. It is a connection that is situated within the context of the history of ideas itself.
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"This book is a comprehensive overview of the Catholic Church's relationship to modern liberal democracy, from the end of the eighteenth century until today. It is a connection that is situated within the context of the history of ideas itself"--
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1. Introduction 2. Europe's Political-Theological Problem 3. Revolution, Religion and Church 4. A New Concept of Politics 5. The Church's Defence Against Liberalism and Democratization in the 19th century 6. Disempowerment of the Church 7. On the Way to the Second Vatican Council 8. The Second Vatican Council 9. Church - Freedom - History 10. The Post-Conciliar Crisis Between the Church and Liberal Democracy 11. Pope John Paul II and Modern Culture 12. Benedict XVI - a Pope for the New Millennium 13. Pope Francis: a New Approach
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Bernt T. Oftestad is Professor Emeritus, Dr. Theol., at MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society.
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ISBN13
9781138714663
Publisert
2018
Utgiver
Vendor
Routledge
Aldersnivå
05, UP
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Sider
214
Vekt
454 gr
Høyde
234 mm
Bredde
156 mm
Se alle

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