By James L. Heft
Four famous commentators on faith and society, Protestant, Catholic, have been invited to answer Taylor's lecture: William M. Shea, George Marsden, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and Rosemary Luling-Haughton. Their chapters supply a number of astute reflections at the tensions among faith and modernity, and specifically at the position that Catholicism can and may play in modern society. the quantity concludes with Taylor's perceptive and considerate reaction to his interlocutors. A Catholic Modernity presents essentially the most considerate conversations so far concerning the position of the Catholic Church within the smooth global, and extra ordinarily, in regards to the position of faith in democratic liberal societies.
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