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ERIC Number: ED471891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 239
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-226-61661-4
The Idea of a Catholic University.
O'Brien, George Dennis
This book considers the Catholic university in relation to religious truth and academic freedom. The book offers a practical consideration of how the ideal Catholic university might be expressed. The chapters are: (1) "Biblical Foundations of the Modern University"; (2) "Science: The Truth of Universities"; (3) "Art: Signatured Truth"; (4) "Religion: Truth of Presence"; (5) "'I Am the Truth'"; (6) "Academic Dogma and Catholic Freedom"; (7) "Fallible Church and Infallible Academy or Infallible Church and Fallible Academy"; (8) "A Thought Experiment: A Holocaust University"; (9) "'Ex Corde Ecclesiae'"; (10) "'Lex Orandi, Lex Cerdendi'"; (11) "A Contrarian University"; and (12) "Practical/Praxis Postscript." (Contains 94 endnotes.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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