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God in Action: How Living the Faith Can Solve the Extraordinary Challenges Facing Us Todayby Cardinal Francis George
Synopses & Reviews
Cardinal George defines a unique American Catholic conscience and discusses the social and political responsibilities that Catholics need to embrace. He looks closely at contemporary America and the world at large to identify and explain where and how God is at work today.
About the Author
\FRANCIS CARDINAL GEORGE, O.M.I., is the archbishop of Chicago. He has served as vicar general of his religious order, the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, and was the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops from 2007 through 2010. Cardinal George was elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope John Paul II in 1998.
Table of Contents
God in American public life — Religious liberty in the U.S. Constitution : God in the dock — Personal freedom in American culture : we can't act if God can't — Freedom and truth : cooperating with God — The human body and personal freedom : made in God's image and likeness — God and warfare : defending yourself while forgiving your enemies — Commerce as a substitute for war : business as a vocation from God — Migrants : with whom does God travel? — Economic integration in the hemisphere : the continent of hope — Reconsidering national sovereignty : is God at work in globalization? — Utopias and the kingdom of God.
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