Reviving the Missionary Mandate
- 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.
- Christian Mission and the Third Millennium. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1991, Issue 13, p7
Discusses the encyclical "Mission of the Redeemer," issued by Pope John Paul II in January 1991, which focuses on the concept of Christianity as a missionary faith. Strategies being employed for the re-Christianization of people in Europe; Association of Christian mission with civil peace,...
- 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...
- 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...
- Kenneth Minogue. Minogue, Kenneth // National Review;6/24/1991, Vol. 43 Issue 11, Supplement pS-7
Describes Pope John Paul II's new encyclical `Centesimus Annus,' as a plan for the entire world based on the religion of only part of the world. Focus on the doctrine of moral managerialism; Failure of the encyclical to recognize the values of today's society.
- Richard John Neuhaus. Neuhaus, Richard John // National Review;6/24/1991, Vol. 43 Issue 11, Supplement pS-8
Applauds Pope John Paul II's new encyclical `Centesimus Annus.' How the Pope's social thought is based on a profound anthropology and theology of human freedom; Overview of John Paul's views on capitalism and socialism; Bold challenges made to developed countries.
- 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.