Sociology and Catholic Social Teaching: Contemporary Theory by Stephen R. Sharkey,D. Paul Sullins,Joseph A. Varacalli,Anne

By Stephen R. Sharkey,D. Paul Sullins,Joseph A. Varacalli,Anne Hendershott,Patrick Fagan,G. Alexander Ross,Michael C. Wagner,Margaret S. Archer,Pierpaolo Donati

Sociology and Catholic Social educating: modern concept and Research comprises essays through key students within the territory the place Catholic social idea and secular sociology meet, and gives a miles wanted replacement to the relativism and individualism that so usually signify social clinical research this present day. individuals to this quantity argue that Catholic social educating, as articulated so powerfully this day in fresh papal encyclicals and significant summations resembling the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, bargains a strong ethical framework for addressing today’s urgent social difficulties. this can be very true on the grounds that lots of its tenets locate stable aid in social clinical examine at the nature of the individual and the workings of tradition and social associations. subsidized by way of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists, and together with paintings via sociologists from either the Society and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, this quantity is on the market within the spirit of Pope John Paul II’s exhortation to attract from modern social technology no matter what may also help the Church larger comprehend modern social matters and developments and hence larger serve humanity.

Specific articles deal with such subject matters because the Church as a digital country within the overseas enviornment; altering cultural norms relating to deviance; the ancient and modern courting among Catholicism and mainstream educational sociology; empirical aid for a ordinary legislations point of view on family members kinfolk; the social psychology of happiness and ethical habit between rising adults; the sociology of data from a distinctively Catholic viewpoint; and the way the foundations of subsidiarity and team spirit can be utilized to investigate and review the functioning of associations just like the kinfolk, schooling and the kingdom. each one writer additionally deals a few autobiographical reflections on how they relate sociology and their lifetime of Faith.

This anthology will curiosity students in either sociology and Catholic social notion, in addition to complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars in those areas.

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