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Modern Catholic social teaching : the popes confront the industrial age, 1740-1958 /

Main Author: Holland, Joe.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Paulist Press, c2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The papal encyclicals, industrial capitalism, and modern liberal culture
  • The pre-Leonine papal strategy of rejecting local capitalism : modern liberal defeat of European aristocratic Christian civilization
  • The pre-Leonine encyclicals from Benedict XIV to Pius IX : from defense of the ancien reĢgime to the triumph of ultramontanism
  • The Leonine papal strategy of reforming national capitalism : Leo XIII's appeal to moderate liberals against secular socialists
  • The foundational encyclicals of Leo XIII : the grand design for a modern bourgeois adaptation of Christian civilization
  • Modification and breakdown of the Leonine strategy : the crisis of modern European bourgeois civilization
  • The Leonine encyclicals of Pius X, Benedict XV, Pius XI, and Pius XII : modernism, industrial warfare, economic dictatorship, and political totalitarianism
  • Conclusion: The legacy of modern Catholic social teaching and the postmodern challenge.