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By Kenneth L. Grasso,Robert P. Hunt

The past due Pope John Paul II often invoked Dignitatis Humanae as one of many foundational records of up to date Church social instructing. during this well timed new edited assortment, Catholicism and non secular Freedom: modern Reflections on Vatican II's assertion on non secular Liberty, Kenneth L. Grasso and Robert P. Hunt have assembled a powerful team of students to debate the present meanings of 1 the Vatican's most crucial files and its position within the Church. Dignitatis Humanae is aware itself as bringing 'forth new issues which are in concord with the old.' this day, 40 years after its book, definitely the right nature of those 'new issues' and their courting to 'the outdated' stay one of the most crucial items of unfinished company confronting Catholic social suggestion. The theological concerns introduced forth in Dignitatis Humanae visit the guts of the modern debate concerning the nature, starting place, and scope of spiritual liberty. right here, the individuals to this quantity supply those issues the intense and sustained consciousness they deserve.

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