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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780511254895, 9780511257780

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Michael Hornsby-Smith offers an overview of Catholic social thought particularly in recent decades. While drawing on official teaching such as papal encyclicals and the pastoral letters of bishops' conferences, he takes seriously the need for dialogue with secular thought. The book is organized in Cited by:   Michael Hornsby-Smith offers an overview of Catholic social thought particularly in recent decades. While drawing on official teaching such as papal encyclicals and the pastoral letters of bishops' conferences, he takes seriously the need for dialogue with secular thought/5(3). AN INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT Michael Hornsby-Smith offers an overview of Catholic social thought focusing particularly on recent decades. While drawing on official teaching such as papal encyclicals and the pastoral letters of bishops’ conferences, he takes seriously the need for dialogue with secular thought. Part III reviews Catholic social thought in six main areas: human rights, the family and bioethical issues, economic life, social exclusion, authentic development, and war and peace. Part IV completes the cycle with a consideration of appropriate social action responses to the injustices which the author has identified and analysed.

  His first book, Doing Faithjustice: An Introduction to Catholic Social Thought, was published by Paulist Press in May, (second printing, ; third printing, ). His second book, Salted with Fire: Spirituality for the Faithjustice Journey, was published in January, , again by Paulist Press, and republished in by Wipf and Stock Cited by: Doing faithjustice: an introduction to Catholic social thought User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This volume, written for the centennial of modern Catholic social teaching, explores the relationship between faith and justice, the backgrounds of Catholic social 4/5(1). This book by a Catholic layperson and sociologist has been written with the aim of contributing to the on-going and developing debate about the search for social justice. I commenced writing it in the week following the devastating attack on the World Trade Centre in New York on 11 September Catholic Social Thought An Introduction to Catholic Social Thought. By Fred Kammer, SJ. See articles [permission is granted to use all of our materials with proper attribution to the author and JSRI, please]:What is Catholic Social Teaching. Catholic Social Teaching and Migration.

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