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The Call to Justice: Five-Page Summaries

The Call to Justice: Five-Page Summaries

Five Page Summaries of Papers Presented,
Ordered by Session:

 

  

I. SEMINAR SESSIONS

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RICHARD SCHENK, O.P.,

Officium signa temporum perscrutandi. Encounters of Faith and Culture

LIEVEN BOEVE,

“Interpreting the Signs of the Times” Catholic Social Teaching and Postmodernity: A Matter of Adaptation or Not

 

JOHN MILBANK,

The Distribution of Gifts

ELIZABETH SALAS,

“The Law of the Gift”: A Personalist Account of Gaudium et spes, 24

 

LAURA BARITZ, O.P. and DR. TAMÁS KOCSIS,

On Realizing the Principles of Gaudium et spes in a Post-Communist Country

OLEG BRESKY,

The Reception of Gaudium et spes in the Construction of Eastern Europe

 

THOMAS HONG-SOON HAN,

Ecological Solidarity Between Catholicism and the Asian Religions

MORIS POLANCO,

Gaudium et spes and the Ecological Awareness of our Time

 

MICHAEL D. BEATY,

Protestant Free Church Christians and Gaudium et spes:: A Historical and Philosophical Perspective

SCOTT H. MOORE,

Not the ‘Free’ Church in the Modern World? Response to Objections

DOUGLAS V. HENRY,

Why We Can’t Wait — Freedom, the Protestant Free Church, and Gaudium et spes

 

MARTIN MCKEEVER, C.SS.R.,

God’s Justice? Right Reason? Justice and Rationality in Catholic Social Teaching in the Light of Alasdair MacIntyre’s Conception of Traditions of Enquiry

SCOTT THOMAS,

Whose Development, Which Rationality: Gaudium et spes, Catholic Social Thought, and International Development Policy after MacIntyre

 

PAUL DEMBINSKI and PIERGIORGIO GAWRONSKI,

Development — Is There Hope Left

SÉVERINE DENEULIN,

Amartya Sen’s  Capability Approach to Development and Gaudium et spes:: On Political Participation and Structural Solidarity

 

SEAN HEALY, S.M.A. and BRIGID REYNOLDS, S.M.,

Rooting the Catholic Social Thought Perspective in the National Consciousness and in the Development of Social Policy: An Irish Experience

WILLIAM RYAN, S.J.,

The Legacy of Gaudium et spes in Canada (1965-1990)

 

II.SEMINAR SESSIONS

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PHILIPPE BORDEYNE,

L’appel à la justice face au désir d’être plus homme. L’apport de Louis-Joseph Lebret la redaction de Gaudium et spes

ROBERTO PAPINI,

Jaques Maritain and the Second Vatican Council

 

ALBINO BARRERA, O.P.,

Gaudium et spes and Catholic Ethics in Post-Industrial Economics: Indirect Employers and Globalization

PRAKASH SETHI and DAVID LOWRY,

Creating a Just Society in an Economically Integrated Post-Nation-State World: The Role of Church in the 21st Century World: Past as Prologue for the Future

 

REV. MICHAEL PLACE,

Who Do You Say I Am: How Vatican II is Still Changing Catholic Health Care

SHELIA HOLLINS,

Forgotten People: Examining Issues of Justice and Social Inclusion with Respect to People with Intellectual Disabilities

 

DANIEL FINN,

Faith-Based Community Organizations: A Transforming Presence of the Church in the Modern World

SALVADOR JUNE P. LALISAN,

The Couples for Christ Movement: A Model for Authentic Social Action Grounded within the Framework of Catholic Social Doctrine

 

MARILYN MARTONE,

Women and Justice

CHRISTINE FLETCHER,

Trinitarian Theology, Equality, and Social Ethics: A Study of Sayers and LaCugna

 

ROBERT DEFINA and BARBARA WALL,

Economic and Philosophical Reflections on Private Wealth

ANDREW YUENGERT,

More of What is Better? Material Goods in Economic Theory and Catholic Social Thought

 

JOHN HAUGHEY, S.J.,

With Human Rights “The New Humanism” is Half-Way There

REV. RAPHAEL GALLAGHER,

From Conciliar Text to Moral Contexts. A Methodological Reflection

 

REV. DOMÈNEC MELÉ and MIGUEL GALLO,

Social Mortgage of the Property in Family Businesses

HENDRIK OPDEBEEK,

The Phenomenon of Boredom in Labour and Consumption and the Vocation to Be a Fully Human Being. The Rediscovery of the Value of Spirituality in Contemporary Society

 

III.SEMINAR SESSIONS

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KENNETH HIMES, O.F.M.,

The Catholic Vision of Peace after Gaudium et spes

JOHN LANGAN, S.J.,

Gaudium et spes and Militant Radical Islam

 

J. ROBERT OUIMET,

How Spirituality in Management Works:  To Reconcile Human Well-Being with Productivity and Profits

REV. ROBERT SIRICO,

The Economics of the Modern World

 

PETER HENRIOT, S.J.

A Church in the Modern World of Africa: The Zambian Experience

JUDE NJOKU,

Gaudium et spes and the Changes in Socio-Economic Thinking: Forty Years After

 

ALESSANDRO GAMBA and STEFANO ALBERTO,

Justice and Justification: The New Life in Christ

AMY UELMEN,

Toward a Theory of Justice within Trinitarian Theology

 

JEAN-YVES CALVES, S.J.,

Gospel and Society.  Man as Social Being in the Image of God Who is All “Communion.”  How to Do This View in the Future

REIMUND BIERINGER and MARY ELSBERND, O.S.F.

Interpreting the Signs of the Times in Light of the Gospel. Vision and Normativity of the Future

 

KATARINA SCHUTH, O.S.F.

Transmission of the Catholic Social Teaching of Gaudium et spes: The Role of Seminaries in Preparing Knowledgeable Priests

MICHAEL SCHUCK,

Parenting the Church: Mothers, Fathers, and Catholic Social Thought

 

CHARLES REID,

Protection of Rights and the Maxims of the Law: From Gratian to Gaudium et spes

GIANNI MANZONE,

For a Technology with a Human Face

 

MATEO GARR, S.J.,

Gaudium et spes and the Struggle for Human Rights in Peru

LUIS GARCÍA ECHEVERRÍA,

Efficiency with Social Justice: The Challenge Remains

 

IV.SEMINAR SESSIONS

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REV. ALEJANRO LLORENTE,

La ética del don: un camino necesario de la economía. Reflexiones a la luz de Gaudium et spes, 35

EVERALDO LOPES DE ANDRADE,

La Dimensión Ético-cultural del Trabajo Humano en el Contexto del Concilio Vaticano II. La Redención del Trabajo Libre y del Ocio Criativo en la Posmodernidad

 

EDMOND MALINVAUD,

Duty of Democracies to Care More About Intergenerational and International Solidarities

WILSON MISCAMBLE C.S.C.,

Gaudium et spes and Catholic Politicians — Some American Case Studies

 

KEVIN AHERN,

The Role of International Catholic Organisations in Promoting the Gospel in the “Community of Nations”

NICOLETTA PARISI,

International Governance between Participation and Legality

 

DAVID ANDREWS C.S.C.,

Artists of a New Humanity, Defenders of Nature: Catholic Social Teaching on the Environment, Food and Agriculture in the Context of Globalization

IGNAZIO MUSU,

International Aspects of Sustainable Development: A New Challenge to the Catholic Social Thought

 

MARGARET ATKINS,

Clarifying the Common Good

PATRICK RIORDAN, S.J.,

Civil Society, Popular Political Culture and the Church

 

GIL BAILE,

Changing the Subject:: Gaudium et spes and the Mystery of the Human Person

GREGORY COULTER,

Gaudium et spes: Atheism, Culture and Christian Faith

 

BERNARD D’SAMI,

The Impact of Gaudium et spes on the Social Mission of the Church in Asia with Particular Reference to the Catholic Workers and Student Movements

 

ERNEST KÖNIG,

Gaudium et spes — its Validity and its Implementation. The Contribution of the Conference of International Catholic Organisations

 

MATHIJS LAMBERIGTS,

The Legacy of Gaudium et spes

 

MATHIAS NEBEL,

Signs of the Times and Structures of Sin