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The teachings of modern Christianity on law, politics, and human nature

"Divided into two volumes, The Teachings of Modern Christianity on Law, Politics, and Human Nature offers a collection of writings from twenty leading Christian thinkers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and analyses of their work by leading contemporary religious scholars. Volume 2 illustrates the different venues, vectors, and sometimes-conflicting visions of what a Christian understanding of law, politics, and society entails. The collection includes works by popes, pastors, nuns, activists, and theologians writing from within the Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Christian traditions. Addressing racism, totalitarianism, sexism, and other issues, many of the figures in this volume were the victims of either church censure, exile, imprisonment, assassination, or death in Nazi concentration camps."--Jacket
Print Book, English, 2006
Columbia University Press, New York, 2006
2 volumes ; 24 cm
9780231137188, 9780231133586, 9780231133609, 9780231508315, 9780231508322, 0231137184, 0231133588, 023113360X, 023150831X, 0231508328
Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. The Roman Catholic Tradition 1. Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903) 2. Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) 3. John Courtney Murray (1904-1967) 4. Pope John XXIII (1881-1963) 5. Gustavo Gutierrez (b. 1928) 6. Dorothy Day (1897-1980) 7. Pope John Paul II (b. 1920) Part II. The Protestant Tradition 8. Abraham Kuyper (1827-1920) 9. Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) 10. Karl Barth (1886-1968) 11. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) 12. Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) 13. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) 14. William Stringfellow (1928-1985) 15. John Howard Yoder (1927-1997) Part III. The Orthodox Tradition 16. Vladimir Soloviev (1853-1900) 17. Nikolai Berdyaev (1874-1948) 18. Vladimir Nikolaievich Lossky (1903-1958) 19. Mother Maria Skobtsova (1891-1945) 20. Dumitru Staniloae (1903-1993) Contributors Copyright Information Index