By James L. Heft
Four famous commentators on faith and society, Protestant, Catholic, have been invited to answer Taylor's lecture: William M. Shea, George Marsden, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and Rosemary Luling-Haughton. Their chapters supply numerous astute reflections at the tensions among faith and modernity, and particularly at the position that Catholicism can and will play in modern society. the quantity concludes with Taylor's perceptive and considerate reaction to his interlocutors. A Catholic Modernity offers some of the most considerate conversations to this point concerning the position of the Catholic Church within the smooth global, and extra ordinarily, concerning the position of faith in democratic liberal societies.
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