Catholicism and Liberalism: Contributions to American Public by R. Bruce Douglass, David Hollenbach

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By R. Bruce Douglass, David Hollenbach

Liberalism and Catholicism are of an important forces shaping the modern political tradition of the U.S.. This e-book explores what's at stake as they come upon one another in new contexts this day and what a clean dialog among them gives you for the way forward for American public existence. it truly is in accordance with the conviction that either traditions proceed to have a lot to benefit from one another and that either may give a contribution extra constructively to the solution of the issues dealing with the kingdom in the event that they have been to take action.

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21 Arguments like this have been assailed, and justly, for substituting inevitability - the "wave of the future" - for justification, a shortcut admitting of intellectual and moral abuse. Yet to deny such arguments altogether is to pretend that history is entirely open to all possibilities at all moments. Certainly such arguments are more convincing when made by a Tocqueville or a Montalembert on behalf of a historical shift about which they are not entirely happy. 3. Catholic liberals had an almost unbounded confidence in the power of truth.

Their contrasting views reflected the split among the one-time disciples of Lamennais in 1848 as well as their different attitudes toward democracy. Lacordaire had greeted the fall of the July Monarchy with enthusiasm in 1848, started a paper, LEre nouvelle, with Ozanam and others, gained a seat in the Assembly where he placed himself on the far left, then promptly resigned after the riots of May 15. Montalembert had lamented the Revolution grievously, briefly rallied to Louis Napoleon's authoritarian regime, then reasserted his liberal principles in opposition.

27 4. Catholic liberals insisted on the autonomy of distinct spheres of human activity - whether politics or religion or science. Although ultimately the formed conscience must make a final judgment, each field has its independent criteria that must be scrupulously respected. In this conception, liberal Catholicism reflected the modern differentiation of life and segmentation of activities, and here surely was one of the prime sources of its conflict with the church. This characteristic emerges most strongly in Acton's attitude toward historical scholarship, although one could trace it in a dozen other major figures.

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