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Theology and Philosophy in the Age of Fascism, Communism, and World War

Gerd‐Rainer Horn

in Western European Liberation Theology: The First Wave (1924-1959)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204496
eISBN:
9780191708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204496.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter concentrates on new departures in the realm of Catholic theology and philosophy in the age of fascism, communism and world war. In a concentrated effort to overcome the stifling effects ... More


Jacques Maritain: A French Thomist and the New World

Thomas Albert Howard

in God and the Atlantic: America, Europe, and the Religious Divide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565511
eISBN:
9780191725654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565511.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In comparison and in contrast to Schaff, the philosopher Jacques Maritain offers another example of positive engagement with the American experiment and its consequences for religious belief and ... More


Christianity and Liberal Society

Robert Song

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269335
eISBN:
9780191683619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269335.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Liberalism forms the dominant political ideology of the modern world, but despite its pervasive influence, this is the first book-length treatment of liberal political thought from a Christian ... More


Jacques Maritain and the Catholic Muse in Lourié’s Post-Petersburg Worlds

Caryl Emerson

in Funeral Games in Honor of Arthur Vincent Lourié

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199829446
eISBN:
9780199377244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829446.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides a general introduction to the Maritain-inspired NeoThomist resonances in Lourié’s writings on music and in the opera The Blackamoor of Peter the Great, balancing Lourié’s ... More


Conclusion

Gerd‐Rainer Horn

in Western European Liberation Theology: The First Wave (1924-1959)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204496
eISBN:
9780191708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204496.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Conclusion places the story told in a larger chronological and geographic context. The immediately succeeding preparations for Vatican II are presented as an unexpected but logical consequence of ... More


Jacques Maritain and the Liberal Defence of Pluralism

Robert Song

in Christianity and Liberal Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269335
eISBN:
9780191683619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269335.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter examines French Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain's view on liberalism and his liberal defence of pluralism. It suggests that the ideas of Maritain have been as important as those of ... More


Stravinsky’s Dogma

Tamara Levitz

in Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter interprets Stravinsky’s faith by analyzing how he composed the opening of Perséphone, and the central gesture of Demeter entrusting Persephone to the nymphs. The goal is to demonstrate ... More


Jacques Maritain: Medieval Modernism

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jacques Maritain was an extremely complex and contradictory personality, but one with a disarming charm, who always seemed to embody a somewhat subversive version of whatever cause he was espousing. ... More


Catholicism, Pluralism, and Global Democracy

Or Rosenboim

in The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168722
eISBN:
9781400885237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168722.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the interplay of moral universalism and political pluralism as the foundation of a new global democracy by focusing on the arguments put forward by Jacques Maritain and Luigi ... More


God and the Atlantic: America, Europe, and the Religious Divide

Thomas Albert Howard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565511
eISBN:
9780191725654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565511.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Since the 18th-century Enlightenment, the United States and Western Europe's paths to modernity have diverged sharply with respect to religion. In short, Americans have maintained much friendlier ... More


 Sacred Arrangements: Balthasar, Flannery O'Connor, and the Glory of the Lord

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 3 focuses on Balthasar's theological aesthetics as a well‐articulated critical methodology. Balthasar's fusion of aesthetics with history forges both a Christology and an analogy of being ... More


Religion and Politics: The Identity of the Christian Democrat Movement and Theory of Democracy

Roberto Papini

in Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150071
eISBN:
9780231526623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150071.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks into the pluralist-democratic tradition of monism that has emerged in Catholicism. It traces the development of this Christian Democracy by briefly exploring the thought of three ... More


Chapter Six: The Survival of Tradition

Luis Cortest

in The Disfigured Face: Traditional Natural Law and Its Encounter with Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228539
eISBN:
9780823235681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228539.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses how the Thomistic philosophy survives, looking into the lives of Desiré Joseph Mercier and Jacques Maritain, and the doctrine of ... More


God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Katherine Davies and Toby Garfitt (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

God’s Mirror explores how French Catholic intellectual culture in the mid-twentieth century was caught up in the process of transition from a closed, defensive and conceptual theological structure of ... More


Access to Information: Citizenship, Representative Democracy, and Catholic Social Thought

Barry Sullivan

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Barry Sullivan evaluates the relationship between government transparency, human dignity, and Catholic Social Teaching. In representative democracies, such as the United States, citizens have a right ... More


Natural Law and the First Act of Freedom: Maritain Revisited

Lawrence Dewan

in Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

According to Jacques Maritain, his essay “La dialectique immanente du premier acte de libert é (notes de philosophie morale)” is closely tied to two very important texts ... More


Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Joseph Frank

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book consists of essays and reviews that address social, political, and cultural issues which arose in connection with literature broadly conceived in the wake of World War I, and extending ... More


Jacques Maritain and the Philosophy of Cooperation

Lawrence Dewan

in Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Man and the State, Jacques Maritain notes that with the Universal Declaration of Rights published by the United Nations in 1948, men “mutually opposed in their ... More


Introduction

Robert Song

in Christianity and Liberal Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269335
eISBN:
9780191683619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269335.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the relation between Christianity and liberalism. This book examines some of the principal themes of liberalism and ... More


Jacques Maritain, St. Thomas, and the Philosophy of Religion

Lawrence Dewan

in Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter treats philosophy of religion as the highest part of moral philosophy. Jacques Maritain championed the development of as autonomous a moral philosophy as is ... More


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