Item description for Religious Liberty (LTE) (Library of Theological Ethics) by John C. Murray & J. Leon Hooper...
Overview Hooper presents four of Murray's most significant articles on religious liberty, including two of Murray's most important essays on his position on the Vatican II Declaration on Religious Liberty as well as two essays published for the first time, one which was suppressed by the Vatican and one that reviews his last works, summarizing his ideas on religious freedom. Part of Westminster's Library of Theological Ethics series.
John Courtney Murray is renowned for his contributions to American ethical debates and well known for his defense of civil religious freedom. He strongly felt that religion should be taught in public schools and universities. Murray had a decisive influence on juridical, political, and social theories. This intriguing volume includes, in addition to two of Murray's most important statements on religious freedom, two essays newly made available to the reading public. This fascinating collection will help readers look back at past struggles over religious liberty and forward to dilemmas presently facing the church.
The Library of Theological Ethics series focuses on what it means to think theologically and ethically. It presents a selection of important and otherwise unavailable texts in easily accessible form. Volumes in this series will enable sustained dialogue with predecessors though reflection on classic works in the field.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.01" Width: 5.99" Height: 0.73" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date May 24, 1993
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Library Of Theological Ethics
ISBN 0664253601 ISBN13 9780664253608
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More About John C. Murray & J. Leon Hooper
John Courtney Murray, one of the century's foremost theologians, was the author of "We Hold These Truths" (Sheed & Ward, 1960), "The Problem of God, Yesterday and Today" (Yale University Press, 1964), and "The Problem of Religious Freedom" (The Newman Press, 1965).
J. Leon Hooper, SJ, is a senior research fellow at Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University. He is the editor of "Religious Liberty: Catholic Struggles with Pluralism" (Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993) and author of "The Ethics of Discourse: The Social Philosophy of John Courtney Murray" (Georgetown University Press, 1986).