Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment

deJean-luc MarionTraduit parStephen E. Lewis

10 mai 2021|
Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment de Jean-luc Marion
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A timely new work by one of France’s premier philosophers, A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment offers insight into what “catholic” truly means. In this short, accessible book, Jean-Luc Marion braids the sense of catholic as all-embracing and universal into conversation about what it is to be Catholic in the present moment. A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment tackles complex issues surrounding church-state separation and addresses a larger Catholic audience that transcends national boundaries, social identities, and linguistic differences. Marion insists that Catholic universalism, with its core of communion and community, is not an outmoded worldview, but rather an outlook that has the potential to counter the positivist rationality and nihilism at the core of our current political moment, and can help us address questions surrounding liberalism and religion and what is often presented as tension between “Islam and the West.” As an inviting and sophisticated Catholic take on current political and social realities—realities that are not confined to France alone—A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment is a valuable contribution to a larger conversation.
Jean-Luc Marion is the Andrew Thomas Greeley and Grace McNichols Greeley Professor of Catholic Studies at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, where he is also a member of the Committee on Social Thought and the Department of Philosophy. He is the author of several books published by the Press, including Negative Certainti...
Titre :Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :120 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :120 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 po
Publié le :10 mai 2021
Publié par :University of Chicago Press
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780226684611

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