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Church, State and Civil Society
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: David Fergusson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12-02 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

At a time when secular liberalism is in crisis and when the civic contribution of religion is being re-assessed, the rich tradition of Christian political theology demands renewed attention. This book, based on the 2001 Bampton Lectures, explores the relationship of the church both to the state and civil institutions.
Church, State, and Civil Society in Postauthoritarian Philippines
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Antonio F. Moreno
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Ateneo University Press

┬┐The church has played a significant role in helping to bring down authoritarian regimes in Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Philippines. Once the dictator is gone, however, does the church have a role to play in the building or rebuilding of a democratic political system? Father Moreno opens up
Church, State, and Society
Language: en
Pages: 500
Authors: J. Brian Benestad
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: CUA Press

The book is divided into four parts. The first treats key themes of social life: the dignity of the human person, human rights, natural law, and the common good. Part two focuses on the three principal mediating institutions of civil society: the family, the Church, and the Catholic university. Part
Christianity and Civil Society in China
Language: en
Pages: 78
Authors: Chuanhang Shan, Mark Shan
Categories: Christian ethics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-14 - Publisher:

Christianity is promoting citizenship rights in China today primarily through invisible and unstructured church communities. Through the pastoral regions' culture based on "justice- and love-centered Christian ethics," churches and Christians are holding fast to their faith ideology and its application principles, not giving up meeting and worshiping together, popularizing the
State, Civil Society and Apartheid in South Africa
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: T. Kuperus
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-04-07 - Publisher: Springer

An examination of the role played by civil society in the legitimisation of South Africa's apartheid regime and its racial policy. This book focuses on the interaction of dominant groups within the Dutch Reformed Church and the South African state over the development of race policy within the broader context