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The Collected Works of Edward Schillebeeckx Volume 4

World and Church

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The Collected Works of Edward Schillebeeckx Volume 4 by Edward Schillebeeckx
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World and Church deals with the conflict between religiosity and life in the world. Deliberately, Schillebeeckx turns around the order of the words in the idiom 'church and world', thereby stressing the embedding of faith and church life in particular contexts. In the first three chapters he reflects on this tension as he experienced it in burgeoning existentialism and debates between Catholics and Marxists in those turbulent years in Paris, where he was living immediately after World War II. It includes thoughts on pastoral work among the working class and the then popular pretres-ouvriers movement. He looks at some social problems and the mutual interrogation of believers and non-believers, also in light of the ideological compartmentalisation ('pillarization') evident in diverse spheres of European society: education, social work and health care. Schillebeeckx concludes by considering the responsibility of Catholic intellectuals and academics for the future of the world and the church, including the possible significance of a Catholic university

Author Biography

Edward Schillebeeckx was an internationally known theologian and one of the leading progressives at the Second Vatican Council. He was the author of many books, including God is New Each Moment, published by Continuum. He died in 2010.
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2018
Contributor
Introduction by Ted Mark Schoof, OP.
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
T.& T.Clark Ltd
Pages
272
ISBN-13
9780567685421
Product ID
27875668

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