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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


Pope Leo XIII (1878–1903)

Owen Chadwick

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Elected by the cardinals of Pius IX, Leo XIII was a conservative but with a greater knowledge of history and capable of using moderate language. The encyclical Aeterni Patris (1879) declared the ... More


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


The Roots of Catholic “Revolution”: Thomism, the “Human Person,” and Emmanuel Mounier

Piotr H. Kosicki

in Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300225518
eISBN:
9780300231489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225518.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the origins of Catholic discourses of “revolution” in the writings of Thomas Aquinas and his late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century interpreters. Leo XIII (1878–1903) ... 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


Are there Natural Rights? The Sceptical Critique and the Modern Roman Catholic Tradition

Nigel Biggar

in What's Wrong with Rights?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198861973
eISBN:
9780191894770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861973.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the modern Roman Catholic appropriation of rights-talk, in order to see whether or not Catholic tradition has proven better than other ‘modern’ traditions at meeting the ... More


Meaningful Work in a Time of Crisis

Vincent Stanley

in Working Alternatives: American and Catholic Experiments in Work and Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288359
eISBN:
9780823290512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288359.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The co-author of The Responsible Company: Patagonia’s First 40 years describes how work at the clothing company he helped start became increasingly meaningful and satisfying over the decades as, ... More


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