Christian Mission and the Third Millennium
- LITERATURE AS IF CHRIST MATTERED. Leiva-Merikakis, Erasmo // Dialogue & Universalism;1999, Vol. 9 Issue 7/8, p63
Presents reflections on the encyclical letter 'Fides et Ratio' of Pope John Paul II. Methodology of intelligent admiration; Need for faith to relate any and every form of literary narrative to the controlling narrative at the heart of Christianity; Son of God's glorification on the Cross.
- Veritatis splendor. // Commonweal;10/22/93, Vol. 120 Issue 18, p3
Evaluates the papal encyclical `Veritatis splendor' by Pope John Paul II. Issues of sexual morality; Christological emphasis; Call for repentance and new evangelization; Human solidarity; World problems addressed; Principal focus on moral tradition; Difficulties with analysis of the...
- Pope encourages Christians to pursue interreligious dialogue. Donovan, Gill // National Catholic Reporter;3/14/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 19, p10
Reports that Pope John Paul II encouraged Christians in predominantly Islamic countries to keep dialogue with their Muslim neighbors.
- Gerhart Niemeyer. Niemeyer, Gerhart // National Review;6/24/1991, Vol. 43 Issue 11, Supplement pS-10
Debates the high and low points in Pope John Paul II's new encyclical `Centesimus Annus.' Endorsement of the free market system; Accompanying critique of the West; How the West should respond to global needs.
- Can Philosophy Be Christian? Dulles, Avery // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr2000, Issue 102, p24
Focuses on the debate about the possibility of a Christian philosophy. Human search for truth about ultimate questions; Classical positions about Christian philosophy; Pope John Paul II's elaboration of three states or stances of philosophy in relation to faith; Insufficiency of autonomous...
- Oh, Karol. Sullivan, Andrew // New Republic;1/31/94, Vol. 210 Issue 5, p6
Discusses the contents of "Veritatis Splendor," an encyclical letter about the nature of moral theology written by Pope John Paul II issued in August 1993. Assertions on liberal notions of morality written in the letter; Lack of media attention to the encyclical; Proper response of political...
- Reviving the Missionary Mandate. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1991, Issue 16, p61
Discusses the reasons for Christians recommitment to a mission. Debate in various Christian communities concerning universalism; Information on the encyclical "Redemptoris Missio" by Pope John Paul II; Importance of the religious freedom and the rejection of the form of coercion to the Gospel.
- Jesus and Christology: Mission and the Paradox of God's Reign. Burrows, William R. // International Bulletin of Missionary Research;Oct2015, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p232
The article explores the universality and radical nature of God's action and promise in Christ Jesus. It discusses the Christian covenant as explicated Saint Paul, the encyclical of Pope John Paul on the validity of the Church's missionary mandate, and Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the...
- John Gray. Gray, John // National Review;6/24/1991, Vol. 43 Issue 11, Supplement pS-4
Contends that there is a measure of continuity between Pope John Paul's encyclical, `Centesimus Annus' and its forerunner `Rerum Novarum,' which was issued by Pope Leo XIII 100 years ago. Catholic Church's avoidance of wholehearted endorsement of both capitalism and socialism; Overview of...