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Christian solidarity in the teaching of John Paul II

John Apolinari Tenamwenye

Christian solidarity in the teaching of John Paul II

the case of the local church of Tanzania

by John Apolinari Tenamwenye

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Published by Pontificia Università lateranense in Roma .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • John Paul -- II, -- Pope, -- 1920-2005,
  • Solidarity -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church,
  • Christian sociology -- Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Apolinari Tenamwenye.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT738.45 .T456 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 147 p. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23824529M
    LC Control Number2006387060

      Solidarity has become a central concept in Christian ethics. Although solidarity or analogous concepts can be found in other Christian traditions, as well as other religious and philosophical systems of ethics, the Catholic social tradition has perhaps most fully developed a concept of solidarity over the last by: 7. To understand Karol Wojtyla (John Paul II's birth name) and his part in the collapse of Communism is to remember this man lived under oppression and tyranny for much of his a had barely.

    ecclesia in america of the holy father john paul ii to the bishops, priests and deacons, men and women religious, and all the lay faithful on the encounter with the living jesus christ: the way to conversion, communion and solidarity in america. introduction. 1. Read more about Human Dignity here. Human Dignity Quotes "At stake is the dignity of the human person, whose defense and promotion have been entrusted to us by the Creator" Saint John Paul II, Solicitude Rei Socialis "For, by his Incarnation, he, the son of God, in a certain way united himself with each man" Vatican II.

    Teachings for an Unbelieving World is a newly discovered work written by St. John Paul II—then Archbishop Karol Wojtyła of Kraków—in the years just after Vatican II. He uses St. Paul’s sermon to the people of Athens in Acts 17 as a framework for articulating the faith in a . Get this from a library! Christian family in the teachings of John Paul II. [John Paul, Pope] -- Spine title: Christian family. Translation of: La famiglia cristiana nell'insegnamento di Giovanni Paolo II.


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Christian solidarity in the teaching of John Paul II by John Apolinari Tenamwenye Download PDF EPUB FB2

This work elucidates the theological and philosophical backgrounds of the ethics of solidarity in official Catholic social thinking, with a focus on John Paul II’s social encyclicals. His concept of solidarity springs from a complex combination of history, tradition and philosophy. Solidarity is also a term that expresses one of the great themes of Pope John Paul's Christian personalism.

"Solidarity" was not only the name of the famous Polish labor union which, inspired by the person and teaching of Pope John Paul II, precipitated the non-violent collapse of Communism in Poland and throughout Eastern Europe.

For John Paul II, solidarity transforms interpersonal, national, international, and even cosmological relationships. It leads to an ever-expanding circle of concern that helps the Christian to have genuine empathy with the suffering of others and to be motivated to work against systems of oppression.

In all three encyclicals, John Paul seeks to extend Catholic social teaching, and to preserve the doctrines of his predecessors. And, when John Paul II does introduce something new, he tends to do so under the cover of preceding enunciations of doctrine, like a good common-law judge.

conceptions of positive rights and personal autonomy and Pope John Paul II’s conceptualization of solidarity. The tensions between autonomy and solidarity in contemporary thought tend to focus on the modern skepticism about teleological perspectives on human nature that virtue ethics traditionally require.

John Paul II, The Gospel of Life [Evangelium Vitae], no. 19) [Solidarity] is not a feeling of vague compassion or shallow distress at the misfortunes of so many people, both near and far. On the contrary, it is a firm and persevering determination to commit oneself to the common good; that is to say, to the good of all and of each individual.

(Richard J. Mouw, president and professor of Christian philosophy, Fuller Theological Seminary) "Of the many legacies of the twenty-six--year pontificate of John Paul II is the astonishing attentiveness of non-Catholics to his teaching ministry, as is demonstrated in this informative and provocative : Paperback.

Ancient Christian teachings about the common good rather than selfishness, about solidarity rather than private interest, about preferential attention to the poor, about understanding the goods of this world as divine gifts for our care and stewardship, and so forth were preached by John Paul II as founded upon the superabundance of divine love overflowing into the appointed work of humankind in the world.

This work contains a series of addresses delivered by Pope John Paul II during his Wednesday Audiences over a period of several years from September 5, – Novem Each of the addresses is related to the general theme now referred to as the “Theology of the Body” and is included inFile Size: 2MB.

It is well known that founding documents of the EU do not contain any objective reference to the cultural-Christian tradition of the ‘old world’ – in spite of the sustained efforts of several Christian churches from Europe, peculiarly the Catholic one (through the Pope John Paul II himself).Cited by: 1.

John Paul II. Born Karol Wojtyla on in Wadowice, Poland, John Paul II lived through Nazi occupation during World War II, was ordained to the priesthood inand was appointed Archbishop of Krakow by Pope Paul VI.

Sollicitudo rei socialis (Latin: The Social Concern) is an encyclical promulgated by Pope John Paul II on 30 Decemberon the twentieth anniversary of Populorum deals once more with the theme of development along two fundamental lines: 1) the failed development of the Third World and 2) the meaning of, conditions and requirements for a development of a worthy t: On the twentieth anniversary of the.

It is not just feeling sympathy for the poor in our communities or the world explained Pope John Paul II  in his encyclical On Social Concern (Sollicitudo rei socialis), “it is the firm and persevering determination to commit oneself to the common good”  This notion of the “common good” frequently appears Catholic social teaching.

In Solicitudo Rei Socialis, a major document of Catholic Social Teaching, Pope John Paul II identifies the concept of solidarity with the poor and marginalized as a constitutive element of the Gospel and essential for lasting peace.

20 John Paul II, World Migration Day Messagen1. 21 Op. cit., n 2. 22 Op. cit., n 4. 23 John Paul II, World Migration Day Messagen 3. 24 Refugees: A Challenge to Solidarity, n 25 John Paul II, World Migration Day Messagen1. 26 Refugees: A Challenge to Solidarity, n both John Paul II and Jon Sobrino have developed thick conceptions of solidarity as a Christian praxis that is poignantly appropriate to the contemporary moment in history.

Both articulations of solidarity are deeply theological and even mystical in their aspira. (January ) Solidarity is a principle of Catholic Social Teaching and a Christian virtue articulated by Pope John Paul II which amplifies the concept of the common good and holds that for Christians it is essential to act in favor of the well being of all, particularly those who are most poor and marginalized from political influence.

COMPENDIUM OF THE SOCIAL DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH. INTRODUCTION. AN INTEGRAL AND SOLIDARY HUMANISM. At the dawn of the Third Millennium. The Church moves further into the Third Millennium of the Christian era as a pilgrim people, guided by Christ, the “great Shepherd” (Heb ).He is the “Holy Door” (cf.

Jn ) through which we passed during the Great Jubilee of. The Christian anthropology of John Paul II has very practical implications for human development on the religious, social and cultural planes. For him the Christian faith is a source of truth and of life, and thus theological reflection can therefore offer a great service in the configuration of.

In a recent article on Catholicism and patriotism, Christine Firer Hinze describes the new emphasis John Paul II gave to Catholic thinking on patriotism, rooting it in the broader Catholic notion.

Much has been said about Pope St. John Paul II’s visit to his native Poland and its impact on the rise of Solidarity, the most massive movement to challenge Soviet hegemony over Eastern.

To better understand the social doctrine of solidarity, it would be good to break down the concept into two parts, as proposed by Blessed John Paul II. Solidarity is first of all an obligation of society, of nations, and secondly of individuals.

“A consistent theme of Catholic social teaching is the option or love of preference for the poor.See Beyer, "The Meaning of Solidarity," John Paul II, Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, no.

See also John N. Sheveland, "Solidarity in Three Sacred Texts: Bhagavad-Gita, Dhammapada, 1 Corinthians," Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflect no.

8 (): Sobrino and Hernández Pico, Theology of Christian Solidarity,