• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Commonweal Confronts the Century: Liberal Convictions,  Catholic Tradition (Paperback)
  • Commonweal Confronts the Century: Liberal Convictions,  Catholic Tradition (Paperback)
zoom

Commonweal Confronts the Century: Liberal Convictions, Catholic Tradition (Paperback)

(author), (author,editor), (author,editor), (author of introduction)
£20.99
Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 12/11/1999
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
THE BEST OF THE CATHOLIC INTELLECTUAL TRADITION
For 75 years, Commonweal magazine has sought to bring Catholic faith and modern life -- especially the experience of American freedom and diversity -- into fruitful contact. Now Commonweal Confronts the Century not only marks the anniversary of this distinguished journal, it also traces the ways in which the Catholic intellectual tradition has struggled with modernity, democratic institutions, and American culture while remaining faithful to its heritage.
Collected here are many of the most provocative essays the journal has published by a number of the century's most distinguished writers and thinkers. Together they confront controversial issues of continuing relevance within both the Catholic Church and American society in general. In the pages of Commonweal, liberal Catholics have carried on a dialogue about American culture and politics, the arts, religious pluralism, domestic upheaval, war and peace, liberal freedoms, and new moral and sexual sensibilities. Here is a feast of argument, observations, and good writing that will appeal to both the religiously informed and the intellectually curious. Highlights of Commonweal Confronts the Century include:
Dorothy Day on poverty
Graham Greene on his religious conversion
Thomas Merton on nuclear war
Jean Bethke Elshtain on gay marriage
Daniel Callahan on health care

Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9780684862767
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 214 x 140 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Jack Miles author of God: A Biography For a distillation of what the Catholic identity has meant over the last 75 years to American intellectual life, Commonweal Confronts the Century will not soon be topped.
Garry Wills Liberal Catholicism could hardly have existed but for Commonweal, as this eloquent collection demonstrates.

You may also be interested in...

Confessions
Added to basket
£10.00
Hardback
The Weight of Glory
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
A History of Christianity
Added to basket
A Short History of the Reformation
Added to basket
The Popes
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Christian Beginnings
Added to basket
The Christians and the Fall of Rome
Added to basket
The Missionary Position
Added to basket
In God's Name
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Leaving Alexandria
Added to basket
The Stripping of the Altars
Added to basket
Fathomless Riches
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Sign of the Cross
Added to basket
The World Turned Upside Down
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.