TITLE

The Church as Interest Group, Once More

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1992, Issue 22, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Clarifies a claim made by the author in a previous issue that the Catholic Church is but another political interest group. Extent to which the churches are politicized; Way to determine what is proper or appropriate in the Catholic Church's public witness; Reason why the politicizing of the Catholic Church proceeds apace; Structure of governance of the Catholic Church.
ACCESSION #
17725256

 

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