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Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Roger Bergman


The canon for Catholic social teaching spreads to six hundred pages, yet fewer than two pages are devoted to Catholic social learning or pedagogy. This book begins to correct that gross imbalance. It asks: How do we educate (lead out) the faith that does justice? How is commitment to social justice provoked and sustained over a lifetime? To address these questions, the book weaves what has been learned from thirty years as a faith-that-does-justice educator with the best of current scholarship and historical authorities. The book reflects on personal experience; the experience of Church leader ... More

Keywords: Catholic social teaching, pedagogy, faith, Church leaders, lay activists, Catholic higher education, Catholic social learning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780823233281
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roger Bergman, author
Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Creighton University