Cover of: Freedom and its Discontents | George Weigel

About the Book

How can an authoritative church avoid authoritarianism? How can a hierarchied church defend religious freedom and support the democratic revolution in world politics? George Weigel's exploration of these issues of the modern Catholic debate over freedom touches concerns far beyond Catholic circles.

Essays on issues in the modern Catholic debate over freedom; includes the issues of authoritarianism/and authoritative church; the dialgue with modern science and the humanities/ancient religious tradition; a hierarchical church/religious freedom and democratic revolution in world politics; the war/peace debate; religious freedom as the first human right; and the religious argument over the American economy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-172) and index.


Dewey Decimal Class 282/.73/09045
Library of Congress BX1406.2 .W46 1991

The Physical Object

Pagination xii, 179 p. ;
Number of pages 179

ID Numbers

Open Library OL1535491M
Internet Archive freedomitsdiscon00weig
ISBN 10 089633158X, 0896331598
LC Control Number 91013458
Goodreads 1438734 1438723

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