Patristic sources and Catholic social teaching a forgotton dimension ; a textual, historical, and rhetorical analysis of patristic source citations in the church"s social documents by Brian J. Matz

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  • Christian sociology -- Catholic Church,
  • Fathers of the church -- Influence

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StatementBrian J. Matz.
SeriesAnnua nuntia Lovaniensia -- 59
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT738 .M356 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
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Open LibraryOL23024052M
ISBN 109042920297
ISBN 109789042920293
LC Control Number2009293265

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Brian Matz, assistant professor of historical theology at Carroll College, is author of Patristic Sources and Catholic Social Teaching. Johan Verstraeten is professor of ethics at the Catholic University of Leuven and editor of Scrutinizing the Signs of the Times in the Light of the by: 3.

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[CUA Studies in Early Christianity.] (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. xviii, $ ISBN ). The three primary divisions of the Sourcebook are (1) the Selected Sources page which presents a selection of primary and secondary texts chronologically and topically, intended to be a student resource; (2) a Full Text Sources page which groups all archived primary texts by type and period; and (3) Saints’ Lives page devoted to.

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Although it is impossible to expect a one-to-one correspondence between the social ideas of early church theologians, such as. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, xv + pp. Cloth, $The author argues that patristic insights into social realities could greatly enrich modern Catholic social teaching, which he believes has all but failed to take advantage of this rich source of social ethics.

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