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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


Catholic Social Thought against Economism

Matthew T. Eggemeier and Peter Joseph Fritz

in Send Lazarus: Catholicism and the Crises of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288014
eISBN:
9780823290444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288014.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

During the last three papacies, Catholic social teaching (CST) has become particularly sensitized to the danger of capitalist economism, a tendency to reduce the whole of life to economic matters. A ... 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


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


The Twentieth and Twenty- First Centuries

A. Edward Siecienski

in The Papacy and the Orthodox: Sources and History of a Debate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190245252
eISBN:
9780190245276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245252.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the fallout from the First Vatican Council, as the Orthodox continued to deny the council’s claims that the pope’s universal jurisdiction and infallibility were contained in ... More


Apology, Regret, and Intellectual Humility: An Interreligious Consideration

Michael B. McGarry

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines a particularly illuminating case with regard to interreligious relations and apology: the exchange between some Muslims and the Vatican in response to Pope Benedict XVI's ... More


John Paul II on Jews and Judaism

Robert S. Wistrich

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Pope John Paul II's denunciations of antisemitism. Since his election in 1978, John Paul II has repeatedly broken new ground in relations with the Jewish community. As the texts ... 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


Teaching About Women, Gender, and American Catholicism

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reveals how an undergraduate course on the history of American Catholic women provides students with an array of new perspectives from which to view women's experience in the Catholic ... More


The Early Teaching of John Paul II

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/9780190660130.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The future Pope John Paul II’s intellectual development was shaped by his experience in communist Poland, a context very different from Western Europe, Latin America, and the United States, where the ... 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


Major Declarations: Public Proclamations

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in In the World, Yet Not of the World: Social and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231713
eISBN:
9780823237005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231713.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the Common Declaration signed by Pope John Paul II and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Vatican in 1995. They encourage ... More


15. The State of Israel and the Holy See

Oded Ben-Hur

in The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The history of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Israel can be analysed on three levels: the relations between the Holy See as the center of the world's Catholicism and Israel as the ... More


Afterword

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Henry Newman is without a doubt one of the founding Doctors of the Church. The Roman Catholic Church however, would not declare him as such unless he had first been canonised as a saint. This ... More


Thomas Aquinas, Gerard Bradley, and the Death Penalty

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/9780823227969.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In 1970 Germain Grisez published a paper criticizing St. Thomas's view of the legitimacy of capital punishment. Grisez rejected Thomas's fundamental conception of ... More


Mary, Militant and Maternal

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/9780195399059.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Polish Marianism gains much of its power from the way it links seemingly contradictory models of femininity together within a nationalist framework. On the one hand, Mary is a powerful, sometimes ... More


From Institutions to Anthropology: The Christian Humanism of John Paul II and the Crisis of Modern Times

F. Russell Hittinger

in Re-Envisioning Christian Humanism: Education and the Restoration of Humanity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198778783
eISBN:
9780191823961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778783.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter describes the Christian humanism of Pope John Paul II, who exemplified the two central features of Christian humanism, namely a Christological anthropology and the synthesis of faith and ... More


The Saints in Our World

Robert Wuthnow

in Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Reflections on the Challenges Ahead

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If one of the serious ethical challenges facing Christians in the 21st century is having personal stories that tell Christians how to be caring and compassionate, then a similar challenge exists as ... More


Epilogue: Unfinished Business

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/9780520242616.003.0019
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Many people were disappointed or dissatisfied with the process of the ending of Pope John Paul II's rehabilitation of Galileo during the period 1979–1992. The case which was closed by Pope John Paul ... More


American Catholics and Church Authority

William V. D'Antonio, James D. Davidson, Dean R. Hoge, and Mary L. Gautier

in The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778775
eISBN:
9780190258306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778775.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the way American Catholics relate to the formal teaching authority of the Catholic Church. It first considers the nature of the church's claims to authority in general and how ... More


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