Challenging the Modern World: Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II and by Samuel Gregg

By Samuel Gregg

Samuel Gregg offers an insightful, cogent, and thorough research of the problems surrounding advancements in Catholic social instructing through the hold forth of John Paul II. He compares the therapy in John Paul's social encyclicals of 3 topics-industrial family members, capitalism, and the family members among constructed and constructing countries-with the dealing with of those concerns within the social teachings of the second one Vatican Council and Paul VI. in the course of the program of a comparative exegetical method of the appropriate texts, it turns into obvious that John Paul's improvement of the educating derives from numerous resources. inside this research, Gregg considers a extra particular and not more commonly tested factor: the level to which the improvement in Catholic social idea has been encouraged via the writings of Karol Wojtyla sooner than he turned pope in 1978. as well as revealing an openness to sure glossy philosophical insights and expressing more than a few perspectives in regards to the smooth global, those writings intricate a particular anthropology of guy because the wakeful topic of ethical acts.

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