Primary Source Readings in Catholic Social Justice

By Jerry Windley-Daoust

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Overview

God calls each one of us to work for justice in the world. It is a daunting task that we do not face alone. Primary Source Readings in Catholic Social Justice presents the living words of the Catholic Church. Each chapter contains an excerpt from relevant Church documents, the writings of a person striving to live the Catholic social justice mission and a sidebar highlighting the actions of a person or organization working to make the world a better place. This is the perfect resource to supplement any social justice class!

Product details

Publisher: Saint Mary's Press

Copyright: Feb. 7, 2007

Format: Paperback

Size: 6 x 9

Length: 232 pages

ISBN: 978-0-88489-968-6

ISBN-10: 0-88489-968-3

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Catholic Library World, December, 2006

This compact volume, designed for high school use but also suitable for some college classes, contains 30 selections spanning the Church's history from Acts of the Apostles to the Second Vatican Council. The balance of social, institutional, and intellectual history is just right, with Augustine's City of God appearing alongside Constantine's Edict of Milan and Dorothy Day juxtaposed to the Second Vatican Council.