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The church speaks to the modern world; the social teachings of Leo XIII.

Author: Etienne Gilson; Catholic Church. Pope (1878-1903 : Leo XIII)
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Image Books [1954]
Series: Image books, D7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents for the first time the basic encyclicals of Leo XIII arranged in the order expressly indicated by the Pope himself. The introduction provides a proper perspective for the encyclicals; his notes clarify obscure points; his summaries provide an immediate grasp of each encyclical; and his study of the variant translations is invaluable. In short, here is the definitive collection of the most important and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Papal documents
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Catholic Church. Pope (1878-1903 : Leo XIII).
Church speaks to the modern world.
Garden City, N.Y., Image Books [1954]
(OCoLC)607637878
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Etienne Gilson; Catholic Church. Pope (1878-1903 : Leo XIII)
OCLC Number: 976640
Notes: "A Doubleday image book, D7."
Description: viii, 348 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: I. Introduction --
Life of Pope Leo XIII --
The encyclical letters --
The main themes of the doctrine --
Christian philosophy --
The fundamental error --
The fundamental truth --
Political authority --
The modern liberties --
Extension of the problem --
How to read the encyclicals --
II. The Leonine corpus --
On Christian philosophy --
On human liberty --
On Christian marriage --
On freemasonry --
On civil government --
On the Christian constitution of states --
On socialism --
On the rights and duties of capital and labor --
On Christian citizenship --
Appendix: Three encyclical letters on social and political problems --
On the evils affecting modern society --
On slavery --
On Christian democracy.
Series Title: Image books, D7.
Responsibility: Edited, annotated and with an introd. by Etienne Gilson.

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Presents for the first time the basic encyclicals of Leo XIII arranged in the order expressly indicated by the Pope himself. The introduction provides a proper perspective for the encyclicals; his notes clarify obscure points; his summaries provide an immediate grasp of each encyclical; and his study of the variant translations is invaluable. In short, here is the definitive collection of the most important and far-reaching papal pronouncements of the modern age.

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