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The social and political thought of Benedict XVI

Thomas R. Rourke

The social and political thought of Benedict XVI

by Thomas R. Rourke

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benedict -- XVI, -- Pope, -- 1927-,
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines,
  • Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church,
  • Christian sociology -- Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementThomas R. Rourke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1793 .R66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23944325M
    ISBN 109780739142806, 9780739142820
    LC Control Number2009043253

      Thomas R. Rourke is professor of political science at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He is author of several books, including A Conscience as Large as the World, A Theory of Personalism, and The Social and Political Thought of Benedict : The Political Thought of Pope Benedict XVI a prosperous way of life, based on markets and technology, towards which the rest of the world aspires. In a worst-case scenario, we could witness a meltdown of moral values, if we carry to its logical conclusion the idea that the human mind is ultimately no different from matter and that there.

      Former Pope Benedict XVI wants his name removed as co-author of a new book about the issue of priestly celibacy, his personal secretary said, in the latest twist in a saga that has riveted the. This volume discusses Catholic social teaching and Pope Benedict XVI’s contribution to this teaching. The term “Catholic social teaching” has come to refer to the teachings of the papal and hierarchical magisterium of the Catholic Church, beginning with Pope Leo XIII’s encyclical.¹ There is no official canon of the documents that belong to Catholic social teaching, but there is .

    Examining the substance and content of Caritas in veritate and its relationship to Catholic social teaching, Curran focuses on its approach to the person, political and civil society, and specific issues and topics. This is the first exploration of Pope . A book called Joseph and Chico: A Cat Recounts the Life of Pope Benedict XVI was published in which told the story of the Pope's life from the feline Chico's perspective. This story was inspired by an orange tabby Pentling cat, which belonged to the family next door. []Predecessor: John Paul II.


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A valuable study in political theory and religion, this book should be read by those interested in Catholic social and political thought. (Reading Benedict Xvi Blog, December ) Rourke combs through the pre-papal writings of Joseph Ratzinger and some of his statements since his elevation to the papacy and presents him as a deep and 5/5(1).

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A valuable study in political theory and religion, this book should be read by those interested in Catholic social and political thought.

December Reading Benedict Xvi Blog Rourke combs through the pre-papal writings of Joseph Ratzinger and some of his statements since his elevation to the papacy and presents him as a deep and important Pages: Covering the entire trajectory of his religious life, this book identifies and analyzes the foundations of political and social order in the philosophy of Pope Benedict XVI.

Thomas R. Rourke explains Benedict's belief in the value of the Christian tradition's. This short book provides a nice, although rather basic, introduction to the social and political thought of Benedict XVI. Thomas Rourke, a professor of political science, finds in Benedict a thinker who has plumbed more deeply the questions at the heart of modern political life than have most political scientists because, unlike the producers.

Read "The Social and Political Thought of Benedict XVI" by Thomas R. Rourke available from Rakuten Kobo. Covering the entire trajectory of his religious life, this meticulously researched book identifies the roots of politica Brand: Lexington Books.

In “The Social and Political Thought of Benedict XVI,” Thomas R. Rourke analyzes the Pope’s record on these issues both before and after his election to the Chair of Peter. THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGHT OF BENEDICT XVI. By Thomas R. Rourke. Lanham, Md.: Lexington, Pp. vi + $ Rourke presents the social and political thought of Pope Benedict XVI as a source for the establishment of a rational and normative political theory--the current necessity for which is rooted, R.

maintains, in the fact that modern. Covering the entire trajectory of his religious life, this meticulously researched book identifies the roots of political and social order in Pope Benedict XVI's philosophy and analyzes his views on the role of Christian faith in politics.

A valuable study in political theory and religion, this book should be read by those interested in Catholic social and political thoughtReading Benedict Xvi Blog, December Rourke combs through the pre-papal writings of Joseph Ratzinger and some of his statements since his elevation to the papacy and presents him as a deep and important 5/5(1).

Europe and Its Discontents by Benedict XVI January According to this thinking, rooted in the Book of Daniel, the Roman Empire had been renewed and transformed by the Christian faith, which therefore became the last reign in the history of the world. This model has long guaranteed state and social cohesion in Great Britain, the.

The Social and Political Thought of Benedict XVI: Thomas R. Rourke (): Free Delivery at Lee "The Social and Political Thought of Benedict XVI" por Thomas R. Rourke disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Covering the entire trajectory of his religious life, this meticulously researched book identifies the roots of politica Brand: Lexington Books.

The Social and Political Thought of Benedict XVI is a relatively brief but unusually rich working out of that thought. Benedict-Ratzinger’s critique of Gaudium et Spes and, especially, the starry-eyed reception it received in some quarters after Vatican II clearly marked a turning-point in his career.

Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, Pp. viii + Hb, $ Thomas Rourke, the author of a volume on the intellectual background of Pope Benedict xvi (Social and Political Thought of Benedict xvi [Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, ]), here turns his attention to Pope Francis, to the ways in which he was influenced by medieval theology, Jesuit history, Author: Paul Lakeland.

In The Roots of Pope Francis's Social and Political Thought Thomas R. Rourke traces the development of Pope Francis's thinking from his time as a Jesuit provincial through today. Meticulously researched, the book draws on decades of previously unt.

Benedict stands in a long line of popes whose teachings challenge both the political left and right, but in the past eight years, conservatives have found more challenge and less solace from Rome.

For another analysis of Benedict's account of the history of modernity, see Thomas R. Rourke, The Social and Political Thought of Benedict XVI (Lexington Books, ), 36– Introduction to Christianity (New York: Herder and Herder, ), All subsequent references to this book will appear in parenthesis as ITC.

Author: Patrick N. Cain. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Gets Political in New Book Retired pope illustrates the relationship between faith and politics in highly anticipated new book that features a foreword from Pope Francis.

Catholic News Agency, May 4, Modern society is formulating an “anti-Christian creed” and punishing those who resist it with “social excommunication,” Benedict XVI has said in a new biography, published in Germany May 4.

“Modern society is in the process of formulating an ‘anti-Christian creed,’ and resisting it is punishable by social excommunication.

This is the first papal encyclical eighteen years that addresses social teaching of the Catholic Church, and the first such encyclical by the Pope Benedict XVI. The title is modeled on Ephesiansand in some way implies a continuation with the previous encyclical "God is /5.An Intimate Portrait of the Pope and His Homeland Highlighting a little-known personal side of Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI, this book places him in the context of his homeland, Bavaria a place which the author, Brennan Pursell, has come to know well through extensive travel and study over the last twelve years.ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI TO MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL OF THE "ALCIDE DE GASPERI" FOUNDATION but rather must also note his fine religious sensibility and firm faith which never ceased to motivate his thought and action.

In On that same occasion he noted that "to operate in the social and political field neither faith nor virtue.