The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity

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One deep problem facing the Catholic church is the question of how its teaching authority is understood today. It is fairly clear that, while Rome continues to teach as if its authority were unchanged from the days before Vatican II (1962-65), the majority of Catholics - within the first-world church, at least - take a far more independent line, and increasingly understand themselves (rather than the church) as the final arbiters of decision-making, especially on ethical questions. This collection of essays explores the ...

The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199778782

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The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199778775

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