Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World

Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World Author Charles J. Chaput
ISBN-10 1627796746
ISBN-13 9781627796743
Year 2017-02-21
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Henry Holt and Co.
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A vivid critique of American life today and a guide to how Christiansand particularly Catholics can live their faith vigorously and even with hope in a post Christian public square From Charles J Chaput author of Living the Catholic Faith and Render unto Caesar comes Strangers in a Strange Land a fresh urgent and ultimately hopeful treatise on the state of Catholicism and Christianity in the United States America today is different in kind not just in degree from the past And this new reality is unlikely to be reversed The reasons include but aren t limited to economic changes that widen the gulf between rich and poor problems in the content and execution of the education system the decline of traditional religious belief among young people the shift from organized religion among adults to unbelief or individualized spiritualities changes in legal theory and erosion in respect for civil and natural law significant demographic shifts profound new patterns in sexual behavior and identity the growth of federal power and its disregard for religious rights the growing isolation and elitism of the leadership classes and the decline of a sustaining sense of family and community

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Render Unto Caesar

Render Unto Caesar Author Charles J. Chaput
ISBN-10 9780385528597
Release 2008-08-12
Pages 304