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The Resource Reading patristic texts on social ethics : issues and challenges for twenty-first-century Christian social thought, edited by Johan Leemans, Brian J. Matz, Johan Verstraeten, (electronic resource)

Reading patristic texts on social ethics : issues and challenges for twenty-first-century Christian social thought, edited by Johan Leemans, Brian J. Matz, Johan Verstraeten, (electronic resource)

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Reading patristic texts on social ethics : issues and challenges for twenty-first-century Christian social thought
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Reading patristic texts on social ethics
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issues and challenges for twenty-first-century Christian social thought
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edited by Johan Leemans, Brian J. Matz, Johan Verstraeten
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eng
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MiAaPQ
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index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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CUA studies in early Christianity
Reading patristic texts on social ethics : issues and challenges for twenty-first-century Christian social thought, edited by Johan Leemans, Brian J. Matz, Johan Verstraeten, (electronic resource)
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Reading patristic texts on social ethics : issues and challenges for twenty-first-century Christian social thought, edited by Johan Leemans, Brian J. Matz, Johan Verstraeten, (electronic resource)
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"The contributions for this volume emerged out of an expert seminar on the theme of the Church Fathers and Catholic social thought held in Leuven in 2007." -- p.vii
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Includes bibliography (p. 235-263) and index
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multicolored
Contents
Part I. Approaching Patristic Socio-Ethical Texts : -- 1. Texts that create a future : the function of ancient texts for theology today / Reimund Bieringer -- 2. Challenges in approaching patristic texts from the perspective of contemporary Catholic social teaching / Pauline Allen -- Part II. Contexts for Patristic Socio-Ethical Texts : -- 3. Social ethics and moral discourse in late antiquity / Peter Van Nuffelen -- 4. Wealth, poverty, and eschatology : pre-Constantine Christian social thought and the hope for the world to come / Helen Rhee -- 5. The audience(s) for patristic social teaching : a case study / Wendy Mayer -- Part III. Issues in Patristic and Catholic Social Thought : -- 6. Out of the fitting room : rethinking patristic social texts on "the common good" / Susan R. Holman -- 7. "That which has been wrung from tears" : usury, the Greek fathers, and Catholic social teaching / Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen -- 8. The principle of detachment from private property in Basil of Caesarea's Homily 6 and its context / Brian Matz -- 9. Social justice in Lactantius's Divine Institutes : an exploration / Thomas Hughson -- Part IV. Reflections on the Theme : -- 10. The church fathers and Catholic social thought : reflections on the symposium / Richard Schenk -- 11. The (im)possible dialogue between patristics and Catholic social thought : limits, possibilities, and a way forward / Johan Leemans, Johan Verstraeten
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xviii, 272 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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