TITLE

LOVE, TRUTH, AND THE ECONOMY: A REFLECTION ON BENEDICT XVI'S CARITAS IN VERITATE

AUTHOR(S)
Breen, John M.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Summer2010, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p987
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article contemplates on Pope Benedict XVI's social encyclical called "Caritas in Veritate" or Charity in Truth, wherein the Pope gives a diagnosis of the world economy. It provides background information on other encyclical letters published with respect to politics, the economy and culture, including Pope Leo XIII's "Rerum Novarum" and Pope Paul VI's "Popilorum Progressio." It explains the philosophical and theological concepts that Pope Benedict XVI proposes as a foundation of economic and social life.
ACCESSION #
51917842

 

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