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ERIC Number: ED348268
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
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Social Teaching, Social Action.
Gallin, Alice, Ed.; Gallagher, Paul J., Ed.
Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education, v11 n1 Sum 1990
In 1976 the National Conference of Catholic Bishops celebrated the bicentennial of the Independence of the United States by sponsoring a national conference on issues of justice. As a result of that conference, a task force was formed and a proposal was made to the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities for a pilot project that would raise consciousness in institutions and help find ways to educate students in the crucial questions of peace and justice. This volume presents a 3-year report and evaluation of the pilot programs. Following a brief introduction by Alice Gallin, 10 papers examine the issues. The papers are: "The Tradition of Peace and Justice and the Bishops' Pastorals on Peace and the Economy" (Thomas A. Shannon); "The Role of the Laity in the World" (Georgia Masters Keightley); "Beyond the Ivory Tower: Some Guidelines for Social Justice Education" (Edward A. Malloy); "Homily, Stonehill College, Chapel of Mary, 1989" (John J. Egan); "Peace with God the Creator, Peace with All of Creation" (John Paul II); "What is Happening to Our Beautiful Land" (a pastoral letter, Phillipines); "Our Relationship wiht Nature" (a pastoral letter, Dominican Republic); "The American College in the Ecological Age" (Thomas Berry); "A Terrestrial Dogmatism?" (Everett Gendler); and "Getting from Here to There" (Betty Reardon). (DB)
Descriptors: Catholics, Higher Education, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Education, Theological Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.