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The Popes

Amy Welborn

in Blind Spot: When Journalists Don't Get Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374360
eISBN:
9780199871902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374360.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes coverage of Pope John-Paul II’s funeral and appraisals of the incoming Benedict XVI. Direct coverage of the occasions themselves was usually very good, especially because ... More


Late Liberalism and Contemporary Christian Thought

Brent Waters

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines three theological responses to the late liberal accounts of the family depicted in the preceding chapter. The first response, as seen in the works of James Nelson and Adrian ... More


 Hans Urs von Balthasar: Transmodernist

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/9780195333527.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter serves both as a brief biography of Balthasar and a protracted bibliography of his work. The consideration of Balthasar's monumental opus (The Glory of the Lord, Theo‐drama, and ... More


More “Rehabilitation”: Pope John Paul II (1979–1992)

Maurice A. Finocchiaro

in Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242616
eISBN:
9780520941373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242616.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The one-hundredth anniversary of Albert Einstein's birth provided the opportunity for Pope John Paul II to make an appropriate statement or take some appropriate action on Galileo's trial. The ... More


Off the Map: The Catholic Church and Its Dialogue with Buddhists

James L. Fredericks

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter contends that the dialogue between Catholics and Buddhists, more than any of the other interreligious dialogues in which Catholics are involved, “drives us off our theological road map ... More


The Prophetic Humanism of John Paul II: September 28, 1993

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks into the prophetic humanism of Pope John Paul II, looking at his books and articles published under the name of Karol Wojtyla. Humanism implies a high ... More


John Paul II and the Mystery of the Human Person: October 21, 2003

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the mystery of the human person, looking at the literary output of Pope John Paul II. It argues that at the heart of the pope's message lies the mystery ... More


The Second Thousand Years

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199259946
eISBN:
9780191602122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259941.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter describes the second millennium of Catholic Christianity, before and after the 1492 discovery of the Americas. Up to Columbus, European Catholicism was shaped by building programmes, ... More


John Paul II and the New Evangelization: December 4–5, 1991

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the new evangelization, looking largely at the role of Pope John Paul II. The discussion looks into evangelization in history, Paul VI, John Paul II, the ... More


The Catholic Priesthood

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines priesthood in the Catholic Church in America. Despite a shortage of priests, the recruitment process follows strict rules to ensure that recruits are not merely joining the ... More


Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199259946
eISBN:
9780191602122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259941.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

After two chapters on the rise and history of Catholic Christianity, the authors explain systematically how the beliefs and practices of Catholicism came to be what they are. A chapter on revelation, ... More


✦ Papal Saints ✦

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649474
eISBN:
9781469649498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649474.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines American sanctity during the papacy of John Paul II (1978-2005). John Paul II canonized more saints then all of his predecessors combined. He canonized Neumann and Duchesne, ... More


Sacrificial Lambs: Nagai Takashi and the Roman Catholic Interpretation of the Bombing

Yuki Miyamoto

in Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240500
eISBN:
9780823240548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240500.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

At the time of the bombing, Nagai Takashi—a convert Roman Catholic and medical doctor specializing in radiation—was getting ready for class at his medical school. Though severely injured, he ... More


The Dignity of Marriage

Christopher Tollefsen

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Contemporary Catholic magisterial documents frequently use of the word ‘dignity’ to describe the institution of marriage. In this chapter, I argue that the language of dignity is meant and should be ... More


Cosmopolis, Nation States, and Families

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a fragment of a 2008 essay, whose other parts are in Volume I as Chapter 5 and Volume V as Chapter 8. This chapter asks why it can be right to discriminate between persons at ... More


John Paul II and the Advent of the New Millennium: November 16, 1995

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks into the significance of the millennium to the religious sphere, taking into account the views of John Paul II. It discusses the anniversaries in salvation ... More


Human Rights: The United Nations and Papal Teaching The United Nations and Papal Teaching November 18, 1998

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses human rights, looking into the Universal Declaration and papal teaching. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted with unanimous approval ... More


The Person and Society

Porter-Szücs Brian

in Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399059
eISBN:
9780199896844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399059.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The dark tone of otherworldliness in 19th-century Polish Catholic sermons was reflected in the teaching that the poor should quietly endure their lot, looking to heaven for an end to their suffering. ... 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


Unitatis Redintegratio

Matthew J. Ramage

in The Reception of Vatican II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190625795
eISBN:
9780190625832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625795.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Vatican II’s Decree on Ecumenism, Unitatis Redintegratio, launched countless ecumenical endeavours. Proceeding in two parts, this essay offers highlights from a number of the most important of these. ... More


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