David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 77:37-52 (2003)
As a human rights activist and lawyer who believes in the mutuality of theology and legal philosophy, the author argues that Catholic philosophy can catalyse the process of global reconciliation. This is because the Church has the ability to recognise the double burden faced by Christians around the world (especially in Asia) who are struggling to disassociate themselves from an “alien” and “western” mantle, while still trying to live and preach the Christian doctrine and find common ground with other religions and cultures. Catholic philosophy, therefore, must engage itself and others meaningfully at an inter-religious, interdisciplinary, and multi-cultural level. We now live at a time in Church history when the gap in education between the clergy and the laity has been dramaticallynarrowed; as a result, it is imperative—especially now—to allow competing voices within the Church to be heard so that a healthy tension might arise andthrive. This will help to increase the transparency of discourse within the Catholic community itself, while also providing adaptive tools for dialogue with other,non-Catholic communities
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Vigen Guroian (1998). Human Rights and Modern Western Faith: An Orthodox Christian Assessment. Journal of Religious Ethics 26 (2):241-247.
John Mahoney (2007). The Challenge of Human Rights: Origin, Development, and Significance. Blackwell Pub..
Louis Henkin (1998). Religion, Religions, and Human Rights. Journal of Religious Ethics 26 (2):229-239.
David Hollenbach (1988). Justice, Peace, and Human Rights: American Catholic Social Ethics in a Pluralistic World. Crossroad.
David Miller (2012). Grounding Human Rights. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 15 (4):407-427.
Max L. Stackhouse (1998). The Intellectual Crisis of a Good Idea. Journal of Religious Ethics 26 (2):263-268.
Amartya Sen (2012). The Global Reach of Human Rights. Journal of Applied Philosophy 29 (2):91-100.
Sumner B. Twiss (2004). History, Human Rights, and Globalization. Journal of Religious Ethics 32 (1):39-70.
Anthony Pagden (2003). Human Rights, Natural Rights, and Europe's Imperial Legacy. Political Theory 31 (2):171-199.
Kieran Oberman (2013). Beyond Sectarianism? On David Miller's Theory of Human Rights. Res Publica 19 (3):275-283.
Doris Schroeder (2012). Human Rights and Human Dignity. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 15 (3):323-335.
Added to index2011-12-01
Total downloads4 ( #622,541 of 1,932,500 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #456,270 of 1,932,500 )
How can I increase my downloads?