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Bridging the Sacred and the Secular: Selected Writings of John Courtney Murray / Edition 1

Bridging the Sacred and the Secular: Selected Writings of John Courtney Murray / Edition 1

by J. Leon Hooper, Leon J. HooperJ. Leon Hooper


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This collection brings together for the first time the theological essays of a 20th-century philosopher renowned for his defense of civil religious freedom. In this volume of essays, previously scattered among various periodicals over the course of thirty eyars, J. Leon Hooper, SJ, presents a selection of Murray's theological writings that outlines and highlights the integrity of Murray's moves toward a public theological discourse.

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ISBN-13: 9780878405718
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publication date: 10/01/1995
Series: Moral Traditions and Moral Arguments Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John Courtney Murray, one of the century's foremost theologians, was the author of We Hold These Truths (Sheed & Ward, 1960), The Problem of God, Yesterday and Today (Yale University Press, 1964), and The Problem of Religious Freedom (The Newman Press, 1965).

J. Leon Hooper, SJ, is a senior research fellow at Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University. He is the editor of Religious Liberty: Catholic Struggles with Pluralism (Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993) and author of The Ethics of Discourse: The Social Philosophy of John Courtney Murray (Georgetown University Press, 1986).

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