The Challenge of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition: Making a Difference in Contemporary Academic Settings

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"What is the Catholic Intellectual Tradition (CIT)? What can be its beneficial impact on life in all its aspects, on education, and on research at the beginning of the 21st century? - Nine contributions, written by scholars from Asia, Europe, North and South America, show that the CIT is by no means a traditionalist reaction to a secular, globalized world. Addressing contemporary economical, social, managerial, educational, religious, philosophical, and theological issues, at a local or global level, they also draw on the Judeo-Christian heritage as it has been and is still preserved, transmitted, and developed in the Catholic Church. They show that the CIT is a powerful, creative imagination able to make a life fostering difference in today's world"--from the publisher's website.


From the symposium "The Catholic Intellectual Tradition" held at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt June 17, 2009 and cosponsored by Sacred Heart University Luxembourg.

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