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Catholics and politics [electronic resource] : the dynamic tension between faith and power / Kristin E. Heyer, Mark J. Rozell, Michael A. Genovese, editors.

Contributor(s): Heyer, Kristin E, 1974- | Rozell, Mark J | Genovese, Michael A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion and politics series (Georgetown University): Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (viii, 239 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781589016538 (electronic bk.); 158901653X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Political activity -- United States | Christianity and politics -- United States | Religion | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues | Politik | Katholische Kirche | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Catholics and politics.DDC classification: 261.7088/28273 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Catholic leaders in U.S. politics -- The politics of the U.S. Catholic bishops : the centrality of abortion / Margaret Sammon -- Political marriage of convenience : the evolution of the Conservative Catholic Evangelical Alliance in the Republican Party / Mark J. Rozell -- One church, many messages : the politics of the U.S. Catholic clergy / Gregory A. Smith -- Catholics in the political arena : how should faith inform Catholic politicians and voters? / Kristin E. Heyer -- The Catholic public -- Between church, party, and conscience : attitudes concerning protecting life and promoting social justice among U.S. Catholics / Mark M. Gray and Mary E. Bendyna -- The myth of a distinct Catholic vote / Matthew J. Streb and Brian Frederick -- Latino Catholics in U.S. politics / Adrian Pantoja, Matthew Barreto, and Richard Anderson -- Catholics and the federal government -- Catholics in congress : abortion and the emergence of the culture wars / William D'Antonio, Steven Tuch, and John Kenneth White -- Catholics and the Supreme Court : from the Catholic seat to the new majority / Barbara A. Perry -- White House outreach to Catholics / Thomas J. Carty -- International policy and the Vatican -- The United States Vatican relationship : parallel endeavors for peace, competing visions of justice / Paul Christopher Manuel -- Reforming the Vatican : the tradition of best practices / Thomas J. Reese.
Summary: Catholic political identity and engagement defy categorization. The complexities of political realities and the human nature of such institutions as church and government often produce a more fractured reality than the pure unity depicted in doctrine. Yet, in 2003 under the leadership of then-prefect Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI), the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a Doctrinal Note on Some Questions Regarding the Participation of Catholics in Political Life. The note explicitly asserts, The Christian faith is an integral unity, and thus it is incoherent t
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Catholic leaders in U.S. politics -- The politics of the U.S. Catholic bishops : the centrality of abortion / Margaret Sammon -- Political marriage of convenience : the evolution of the Conservative Catholic Evangelical Alliance in the Republican Party / Mark J. Rozell -- One church, many messages : the politics of the U.S. Catholic clergy / Gregory A. Smith -- Catholics in the political arena : how should faith inform Catholic politicians and voters? / Kristin E. Heyer -- The Catholic public -- Between church, party, and conscience : attitudes concerning protecting life and promoting social justice among U.S. Catholics / Mark M. Gray and Mary E. Bendyna -- The myth of a distinct Catholic vote / Matthew J. Streb and Brian Frederick -- Latino Catholics in U.S. politics / Adrian Pantoja, Matthew Barreto, and Richard Anderson -- Catholics and the federal government -- Catholics in congress : abortion and the emergence of the culture wars / William D'Antonio, Steven Tuch, and John Kenneth White -- Catholics and the Supreme Court : from the Catholic seat to the new majority / Barbara A. Perry -- White House outreach to Catholics / Thomas J. Carty -- International policy and the Vatican -- The United States Vatican relationship : parallel endeavors for peace, competing visions of justice / Paul Christopher Manuel -- Reforming the Vatican : the tradition of best practices / Thomas J. Reese.

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Catholic political identity and engagement defy categorization. The complexities of political realities and the human nature of such institutions as church and government often produce a more fractured reality than the pure unity depicted in doctrine. Yet, in 2003 under the leadership of then-prefect Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI), the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a Doctrinal Note on Some Questions Regarding the Participation of Catholics in Political Life. The note explicitly asserts, The Christian faith is an integral unity, and thus it is incoherent t

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