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Dignity and Just Treatment of Workers

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Catholic Social Activism: Progressive Movements in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479885480
eISBN:
9781479830862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885480.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines some of the historical trends, events, individuals, and experiences that pushed Pope Leo XIII in 1891 to release Rerum Novarum, the first papal encyclical. It also summarizes ... More


Walking in Solidarity: Dominican Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in the Modern United States

Heath W. Carter

in Preaching with Their Lives: Dominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289646
eISBN:
9780823297184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289646.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter situates religious women such as Dominican Sister Vincent Ferrer as vital players in the history of capitalism in the modern United States. Throughout the New Deal era Ferrer traveled ... More


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