Deep Down Things: Essays on Catholic Culture by Joseph A. Cirincione, John C. Chalberg, Curtis L. Hancock,

By Joseph A. Cirincione, John C. Chalberg, Curtis L. Hancock, Ron Hansen, Richard J. Janet, Wilfred LaCroix S.J., M Kathleen Madigan, Michael V. McDevitt, Gerald L. Miller, Patricia Cleary Miller, Visit Amazon's Paul Turner Page, search results, Learn about

Deep Down issues: Essays on Catholic tradition explores universal threads that signify Catholicism. The individuals glance successively at: Catholic tradition and lifestyle of the parish and of labor, at Catholic tradition and the innovative lifetime of poets and fiction writers, and at Catholic tradition and postmodern lifestyles the place person sense of right and wrong, skepticism, and relativism problem Church authority and religion itself. They achieve this whereas searching for foundational elements that persist and contain a tradition that Catholics realize despite their different ethnicity, geographic position, or ancient epoch.
The authors of this assortment have aimed to encourage either Catholics and non-Catholics alike, in and out the tutorial group, to deepen their very own wisdom and appreciation of the Christian culture quite often and Catholic tradition relatively. The authors desire to motivate honest and open discussion approximately Catholic tradition (in the simplest culture of Catholic proposal) either to extra the inquiry after fact and to augment fruitful mirrored image upon Catholic tradition and its contributions over the years and throughout cultures.

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The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest. . Stay in the same house and eat and drink what is offered to you, for the laborer is worthy of his hire. (Luke 10:4, 7) There is a dictate of natural justice more imperious and more ancient than any bargain between man and man, namely, that wages must be enough to support the wage earner in reasonable and frugal comfort. ” (Barrington 2000, A2) P resently there are at least 140 living-wage ordinances that have been enacted across the United States, coupled with numerous additional living-wage campaigns currently in progress.

As one can easily see, this Church Council of the 1960s is a defining moment for all levels of church life. Although all sixteen documents touch the American parish to some degree, among the Vatican II decrees, declarations, and constitutions, seven are notable for our purposes: the Constitution on Sacred Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Councilium, December 4, 1963; the Decree on the Instruments of Social Communication, Inter Mirifica, December 4, 1963; the Decree on the Bishops’ Pastoral Office in the Church, Christus Dominus, October 28, 1965; the Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, Dei Verbum, November 18, 1965; the Decree on Apostolate of the Laity, Apostolicam Actuositatem, November 18, 1965; the Declaration on Religious Freedom, Dignitatis Humanae, December 8, 1965; and the Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests, Presbyterorum Ordinis, December 8, 1965.

Since Catholic tradition goes back at least 1,900 years, we are very comfortable having the Sacred Scriptures read to us by others. In another sense, the Bible is fully reflected as the living word of God when it is read as a faith community experience. Historically, Catholics in parishes were not encouraged to read the Bible for themselves until the twentieth century. As a third defining Roman Church element, there is a categorical imperative to discipline one’s bad behavior. Catholics do not realize that this maxim has a strong tether to the Bible.

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