Catholicism, Liberalism, and Communitarianism: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the Moral Foundations of Democracy

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Kenneth L. Grasso, Gerard V. Bradley, Robert P. Hunt
Rowman & Littlefield, 1995 - Religion - 271 pages
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Contents

Introduction Catholic Social Thought and the Quest for an American Public Philosophy
1
The Image of Man in Catholic Thought
15
Beyond Liberalism Human Dignity the Free Society and the Second Vatican Council
29
Religion as Moral Duty and Civic Right Dignitatis Humanae on Religious Liberty
59
Subsidiarity The Other Ground of Limited Government
81
Catholic Social Thought the City and Liberal America
97
Moral Truth the Common Good and Judicial Review
115
Natural Law and International Order
133
Personal Dignity and the Common Good A TwentiethCentury Thomistic Dialogue
173
The Quest for the Historical Murray
197
The Importance of Being Catholic Unsolicited Advice from a Protestant Bystander
219
A Jewish Appreciation of Catholic Social Teaching
235
Catholicism Liberalism and Communitarianism Concluding Reflections
255
Index
263
About the Contributors
269
Copyright

Jacques Maritain and the Rapprochement of Liberalism and Communitarianism
151

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Kenneth L. Grasso is associate professor of political science at Southwest Texas State University. Gerard V. Bradley is professor of law at the University of Notre Dame. Robert P. Hunt is associate professor of political science at Kean College of New Jersey.

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