God in action : how faith in God can address the challenges of the world / Francis George.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Doubleday Religion, c2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 230 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780307590268 (hbk.); 0307590267 (hbk.); 9780307590282 (ebk.); 0307590283 (ebk.).Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Doctrines | Christian sociology -- Catholic Church | Christian sociology -- United StatesDDC classification: 261
|Item type||Current location||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item holds|
|Book||*Schaff Library Stacks||BX 1406.3 .G46 2011 (Browse shelf)||Available||30092101129279|
Browsing *Schaff Library Shelves , Shelving location: Stacks Close shelf browser
|No cover image available|
|BX 1406.2 .S53 Shepherds speak : American bishops confront the social and moral issues that challenge Christians today /||BX 1406.2 .W53 1999 What's left? : liberal American Catholics /||BX 1406.2 .Z6513 1999 Washington and Rome : Catholicism in American culture /||BX 1406.3 .G46 2011 God in action : how faith in God can address the challenges of the world /||BX 1406.3 .O77 2005 Between heaven and earth : the religious worlds people make and the scholars who study them /||BX 1407 .B57 F64 1990 The Vatican and the American hierarchy from 1870 to 1965 /||BX 1407 .B57 P47 1989 The Papacy and the Church in the United States /|
Includes bibliographical references (p. -218) and index.
God in American public life -- Religious liberty in the U.S. Constitution : God in the dock -- Personal freedom in American culture : we can't act if God can't -- Freedom and truth : cooperating with God -- The human body and personal freedom : made in God's image and likeness -- God and warfare : defending yourself while forgiving your enemies -- Commerce as a substitute for war : business as a vocation from God -- Migrants : with whom does God travel? -- Economic integration in the hemisphere : the continent of hope -- Reconsidering national sovereignty : is God at work in globalization? -- Utopias and the kingdom of God.
Cardinal George defines a unique American Catholic conscience and discusses the social and political responsibilities that Catholics need to embrace. He looks closely at contemporary America and the world at large to identify and explain where and how God is at work today.