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Titel: Politics for a Pilgrim Church: A Thomistic ...
Verlag: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Einband: Soft cover
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Inhaltsangabe: Church leaders and scholars have long wrestled with what should provide a guiding vision for Christian engagement in culture and politics. In this book Thomas Bushlack argues that a retrieval of Thomas Aquinas’s understanding of civic virtue provides important resources for guiding this engagement today.
Bushlack suggests that Aquinas’s vision of the pilgrim church provides a fitting model for seeking the earthly common good of the political community, and he notes the features of a Thomistic account of justice and civic virtue that remain particularly salient for the twenty-first century. The book concludes with suggestions for cultivating a Christian rhetoric of the common good as an alternative to the predominant forms of discourse fostered within the culture wars that have been so divisive.
Über den Autor: Thomas J. Bushlack is assistant professor of Christian ethics at the University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota. This is his first book.
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