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The social mission of the U.S. Catholic Church : a theological perspective / Charles E. Curran.

Author/Creator:
Curran, Charles E.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 196 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Moral traditions series
Moral traditions series
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Subjects:
Church work -- United States -- History.
Christian sociology -- United States -- History.
Church work -- Catholic Church -- History.
Christian sociology -- Catholic Church -- History.
Catholic Church -- United States -- History.
United States -- Church history.
Contents:
Early historical context and taking care of our own
The social mission of the church in the first part of the twentieth century
The understanding of the church after Vatican II
Vatican II and a new understanding of the social mission
Post-Vatican II development of three earlier instances of the social mission
Three significant issues in the post-Vatican II church
Roles of the church in supporting the social mission
U.S. bishops and abortion law
Conclusions : looking backward and forward.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781589017436 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1589017439 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781589017177 (alk. paper)
158901717X (alk. paper)
OCLC:
591788296