You are looking at  1-10 of 89 articles  for:

  • Roman Catholic Christianity x
Clear All

View:

The Age of Suppression: From the Expulsions to the Restoration of the Society of Jesus (1759–1820)  

Niccolò Guasti

Online publication date:
May 2018
Although the Society of Jesus was no stranger to local suppressions and banishments that had studded its history from the beginning, the Jesuit crises that broke out between the 1750s and ... More

American Catholicism and the Mass-Market Newsweekly  

Peter Manseau

Print publication date:
Aug 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Throughout the first decade of the twenty-first century, there was a noticeable decline in the influence of two major players in twentieth-century American life: Roman Catholicism and the ... More

Anti-Jesuitism in a Global Perspective  

Sabina Pavone

Online publication date:
Jul 2018
Until recently anti-Jesuitism was considered to be exclusively related to controversies having to do with the existence of the Society of Jesus and was therefore studied as the key to ... More

Asian Theology  

Vimal Tirimanna

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
This chapter examines the character of Catholic theology in the Asian context. It argues that Asian theologies rely on the fundamental principles of universal Christian theology even ... More

Astronomy, Cosmology and Jesuit Discipline, 1540–1758  

Luís Miguel Carolino

Online publication date:
Apr 2018
Jesuit scholars took part in all the major scientific controversies in the field of astronomy and cosmology, and taught generations of philosophers in Europe. Jesuit missionaries ... More

Biblical Interpretation since Divino afflante Spiritu  

Mary Healey

Online publication date:
Apr 2016
This chapter treats Catholic biblical interpretation since Pius XII’s encyclical Divino afflante Spiritu (1943). At the heart of the chapter is Vatican II’s teaching in its constitution ... More

Bonaventure and the Franciscan Tradition  

Aaron Canty

Online publication date:
Oct 2015
This chapter considers the thirteenth-century Franciscan and theologian St Bonaventure. After outlining his life, the chapter explores Bonaventure’s theology through an exploration of his ... More

Catholic Moral Theology, 1550–1800  

Jean-Louis Quantin

Print publication date:
Dec 2016
Online publication date:
Jul 2015
In the early modern age, for the first time in history, moral theology became a ground of bitter strife within the Roman Catholic Church. After the Council of Trent, it evolved as a ... More

Catholic Perspectives on Natural Theology  

Denis Edwards

Print publication date:
Jan 2013
Online publication date:
Jun 2013
This chapter discusses Catholic perspectives on natural theology. It begin with Michael Buckley's proposal that a particular approach to natural theology has contributed to modern atheism, which sets ... More

Catholic Sacramental Theology in the Baroque Age  

Trent Pomplun

Print publication date:
Dec 2016
Online publication date:
Apr 2016
This essay provides an account of the historical and thematic features of Catholic sacramental theology during the Baroque age. Its intent is primarily bibliographic, and hopes to ... More

View: