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Epilogue

Patricia Appelbaum

in St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623740
eISBN:
9781469624990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623740.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The epilogue begins with a brief summary of developments since 2000, noting especially the accession of Pope Francis. Then, after reviewing the argument and content of the book, it turns to larger ... More


The Curious Case of Pope Francis

Wayne Glausser

in Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190864170
eISBN:
9780190864200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864170.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Pope Francis has received a great deal of attention for his modern, secular-friendly gestures: he has embraced many people traditionally condemned by the Church (such as LGBT Catholics and divorced ... More


The Cosmos and Pope Francis

Eric T. Freyfogle

in A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

With his encyclical, Laudate Sí, Pope Francis has joined the ranks of commentators who trace misuses of nature to grave flaws in modern culture and in the institutions that reflect and perpetuate ... More


The Church’s Postsecular Moment

Michele Dillon

in Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190693008
eISBN:
9780190693039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693008.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that Pope Francis is reorienting the Church’s engagement with secular society, through both his prioritization of societal issues and his communicative style. It presents case ... More


The Second Thousand Years

Gerald O’Collins, S.J. and Mario Farrugia, S.J.

in Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198728184
eISBN:
9780191794483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728184.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, 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


Newman on Vatican II

Ian Ker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717522
eISBN:
9780191786952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717522.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

John Henry Newman is often described as ‘the Father of the Second Vatican Council’. It is true that there is only one place in the Council’s documents where his direct influence can be detected, but ... More


St. Homobonus Leads the CEOs: Doing Good Versus Doing (Really) Well

Paula M. Kane

in The Business Turn in American Religious History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190280192
eISBN:
9780190280222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280192.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Wealthy American Catholics have created foundations, institutes, and research centers to endorse and defend neoliberal capitalism. Since the 1980s, a network of rich Catholics have supported their ... More


Conclusion: Pope Francis

Matthew A. Shadle

in Interrupting Capitalism: Catholic Social Thought and the Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190660130
eISBN:
9780190660161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660130.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The conclusion looks at the teaching of Pope Francis, considering the possibility that it represents the emergence of a new framework for Catholic social teaching. Pope Francis has emphasized that ... More


Thinking, Talking, and Culture

Eric T. Freyfogle

in A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Today’s environmental ills stem in significant part from aspects of modern culture. Environmental-reform efforts, accordingly, need to focus far more than they have on cultural change. This chapter ... More


The Holocaust’s Impact on Christian-Jewish Relations

John K. Roth

in The Failures of Ethics: Confronting the Holocaust, Genocide, and Other Mass Atrocities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198725336
eISBN:
9780191792663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725336.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Christian understandings of Judaism—better identified as misunderstandings—have produced immense suffering and sorrow. Post-Holocaust Christian understandings of Judaism are much better than they ... More


Looking Askance at the Sacred

Nicolas Howe

in Landscapes of the Secular: Law, Religion, and American Sacred Space

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226376776
eISBN:
9780226376806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226376806.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter considers the roles of defilement, desecration, and aversive affect in secular landscape discourse. It performs a close reading of a single line from Pope Francis' 2015 ... More


The Church’s Dilemma: Sex and Gender

Michele Dillon

in Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190693008
eISBN:
9780190693039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693008.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a thematic analysis of official Church discourse on sex and gender—issues central to Catholicism and, beyond religion, publicly salient to contemporary questions of personal ... More


Dialogue of Love: Breaking the Silence of Centuries

John Chryssavgis (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823264001
eISBN:
9780823266715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264001.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1964, a little-noticed albeit pioneering encounter in the Holy Land between the heads of the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church spawned numerous contacts and diverse openings between ... More


The Synod on the Family: The Church’s Dialogue with Difference

Michele Dillon

in Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190693008
eISBN:
9780190693039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693008.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a case analysis of the Catholic Church’s Synod on the Family, an assembly of bishops convened in Rome in October 2014 and October 2015, to address the changing nature of ... More


Building Bridges: Truth, the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, and Building Cultural Relationships in the Image of God

Miguel H. Diaz

in In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament in Catholic Intellectual Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190280031
eISBN:
9780190280062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280031.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Fostering cultural relations in the image of God is a powerful means of confronting the culture of fear that may result from increasing diversity with cultures of hospitality. Catholic intellectual ... More


Discerning Particular Traditions

Gerald O’Collins, SJ

in Tradition: Understanding Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198830306
eISBN:
9780191868597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830306.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

We can name particular Christian traditions that have worked and continue to work: for instance, pilgrimages, the use of icons, and the Advent service of Nine Lessons and Carols. Other traditions ... More


Flourishing in Crisis: Environmental Issues in the Catholic Social Teachings

Jennifer Phillips

in That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the tradition of Roman Catholic social teachings. Of particular interest and power is Pope Francis’s environmental encyclical, Laudato Si’, which connects and condemns both ... More


Introduction

Lilian Calles Barger

in The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190695392
eISBN:
9780190695422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695392.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introduction provides the recent cultural context regarding the election of Pope Francis as a proponent of liberation theology and the connections with black and feminist liberation theologies. ... More


Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Wayne Glausser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190864170
eISBN:
9780190864200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864170.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores a significant if underappreciated relationship between religious and secular interests. In entanglement, secularity competes with religion, but neither side achieves simple ... More


Second Chances and Statutes of Limitations

Cathleen Kaveny

in Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612290
eISBN:
9780190612320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612290.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how secular legal tools such as the statute of limitations and the distinction between a completed and a continuing offense can shed new light on neuralgic questions in theological ... More


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