Religious Liberty: Catholic Struggles with Pluralism

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1993 - Religion - 278 pages
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John Courtney Murray is renowned for his contributions to American ethical debates and well known for his defense of civil religious freedom. He strongly felt that religion should be taught in public schools and universities. Murray had a decisive influence on juridical, political, and social theories. This intriguing volume includes, in addition to two of Murray's most important statements on religious freedom, two essays newly made available to the reading public. This fascinating collection will help readers look back at past struggles over religious liberty and forward to dilemmas presently facing the church.

The Library of Theological Ethics series focuses on what it means to think theologically and ethically. It presents a selection of important and otherwise unavailable texts in easily accessible form. Volumes in this series will enable sustained dialogue with predecessors though reflection on classic works in the field.


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General Editors Introduction
The Problem of Religious Freedom
Arguments for the Human Right to Religious Freedom
Works by John Courtney Murray
Works on John Courtney Murray

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Page 271 - John Courtney Murray, SJ, We Hold These Truths; Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition (New York: Sheed and Ward, 1960) ; Jacques Maritain, Man and the State (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1951) ; Yves R.

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About the author (1993)

J. Leon Hooper, S.J., is Senior Research Fellow, Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

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