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Wealth Creation, Social Virtues, and Sociality: Social Capital's Role in Creating and Sustaining Wealth

John A. Coleman, S.J.

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter investigates the notion of “social capital”, beginning with its development among sociologists and its eventual employment by economists and others. It urges a conversation between ... More


The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Daniel Finn (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Roman Catholic social thought has had much to say about economic life: about virtues and moral principles, about individuals, communities, and institutions. Catholic social thought (CST) is a complex ... More


What Is “Sustainable Prosperity for All” in the Catholic Social Tradition?

Andrew M. Yuengert

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the character of “sustainable prosperity for all”. Although the Catholic social tradition is reluctant to give unqualified practical advice about how to achieve prosperity, it ... More


The Political and Economic Impact of CST since 1891: Christian Democracy and Christian Labour Unions in Europe

Vera Negri Zamagni

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter sketches the beginning stages of modern Catholic social thought (CST) in Europe between the 19th century and World War II. It then discusses the flourishing of Christian Democratic ... More


Truly Africa, and Wealthy!: What Africa Can Learn from Catholic Social Teaching about Sustainable Economic Prosperity

Paulinus I. Odozor, C.S.Sp

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter attempts to show how, as the True Wealth of National project proposes, the economic and cultural criteria identified in the tradition of Catholic social thought can provide an effective ... More


What Does Catholic Social Thought Recommend for the Economy?: The Economic Common Good as a Path to True Prosperity

Albino Barrera, O.P.

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

It is remarkable that during the long history of Catholic social thought (CST) no one seems to have attempted to list all its recommendations for how economic life should be conducted. Because the ... More


Catholic Social Thought, Civil Economy, and the Spirit of Capitalism

Stefano Zamagni

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter is a preliminary test of the fundamental hypothesis of the True Wealth of Nations project:“The economic and cultural criteria identified in the tradition of Catholic social thought (CST) ... More


Moving from Research to Action: Some Lessons and Directions ( from a Catholic Social Ministry Bureaucrat)

John Carr

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter addresses a number of difficulties that must be faced in order to move from the scholarly analyses presented in the preceding chapters in the book toward concrete action in public ... More


The Unjust Contract: A Moral Evaluation

Daniel K. Finn

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides a moral evaluation of unjust contracts. The moral rejection of unjust contracts is ancient. The biblical condemnation of the practice found its most basic argument in the ... More


Introduction: Developing an Architecture for Relating Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Daniel K. Finn

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the “True Wealth of Nations” research project. This volume resulted from an international conference sponsored by the Institute for Advanced ... More


Just Contracts and Catholic Social Teaching: A Perspective from Anglo-American Law

Vincent D. Rougeau

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a brief legal history of contract law in the United States and identifies multiple ways in which it includes a bias toward market decisions and often excludes fundamental ... More


From a Theological Frame to a Secular Frame: How Historical Context Shapes Our Understanding of the Principles of Catholic Social Thought

Mary L. Hirschfeld

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the fundamental hypothesis of the True Wealth of Nations project—that the economic and cultural criteria identified in the tradition of Catholic social thought provide an ... More


Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Roger Bergman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The canon for Catholic social teaching spreads to six hundred pages, yet fewer than two pages are devoted to Catholic social learning or pedagogy. This book begins to correct that gross imbalance. It ... More


The U.S. Case: Pragmatic and Practice Oriented

Joseph M. Palacios

in The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645001
eISBN:
9780226645025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645025.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter uses the analytical model of the Catholic social imagination developed in Chapter 2 to examine and analyze how the various groups focused on the social justice mission of the Church ... 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


Living Crunchy and Doing Right(s)

Susan R. Holman

in God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter explores the paradigm of “sharing the world” with a focus on modern models of giving, divestment, and hospitality. Those who live in the modern West are often faced with an ... More


Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

James L. Marsh and Anna Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book presents Daniel Berrigan’s contributions and challenge to Catholic social thought. His contribution lies in his consistent, comprehensive, theoretical, and practical approach to issues of ... More


To Love the Neighbor

Laura M. Hartman

in The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Love, which wills the true good of another, applies to the topic of Christian consumption on several levels. This chapter examines love in consumption beginning with self-love, moving to close ... More


The Influence of Catholic Social Teaching on the Democratic Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Study from Indonesia

Francisca Ninik Yudianti

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Do the principles and frameworks provided by Catholic Social Teaching (CST) have any effect today on the processes of democratic practices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Catholic-owned ... More


The American Reception and Legacy of the Second Vatican Council

Leslie Woodcock Tentler

in The Long Shadow of Vatican Ii: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625294
eISBN:
9781469625317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625294.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay views the reception of the Council against the background of the transformation of the American Catholic landscape in the late 1950s and 1960s, when upward mobility and suburbanization ... More


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