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Justice in Taxation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2018 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / General
As with many topics within Catholic social teaching, the virtues of justice and prudence are indispensable tools in our efforts to assess and generate tax policies that truly serve the good of all. Professor Robert Kennedy displays the same virtues as he recounts the history of taxation, analyzes its moral dimensions, and considers the merits and demerits of contemporary theories and practices...
Catholic Education in the West: Roots, Reality, and Revival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
Catholic education has played a major role in the development of Western nations, yet it is in many places in crisis. To bring about renewal, it is necessary to revisit the subject with an eye to fundamental questions. What is the purpose of education? What is distinctive about Catholic education? What is the right relationship between schools, parents, Church, and society?
Catholicism's Developing Social Teaching
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
An examination of the development of Centesimus Annus, Pope John Paul II's ground-breaking encyclical letter of 1991.
Liberating Labor: A Christian Economist's Case for Voluntary Unionism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
Do labor unions offer the best protection for the worker? Published by the Acton Institute, Liberating Labor questions the assumption that Christian social teaching unequivocally endorses all forms of trade unionism. If we consider the church's defense of freedom of association, for example, compulsory union membership is clearly at odds with Christian teaching.