Religion and the Common Good: Catholic Contributions to Building Community in a Liberal Society

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The author untangles the complex philosophical issues surrounding the role of religion in promoting the common good. He provides the essential terms and their lexical variants, as well as the competing philosophical claims and implications of the multi-faceted liberal-communitarian-Catholic dialogue of the common good. This book contributes to the field of political philosophy by developing the unique resources within Roman Catholic social thought that can contribute to debates on religion's role in a contemporary liberal society.


ISBN: 9780847694365