Faith Doing Justice: A Manual for Social Analysis, Catholic Social Teachings and Social Justice

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Faith Doing Justice: A Manual for Social Analysis, Catholic Social Teachings and Social Justice

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Description

A Manual for Social Analysis, Catholic Social Teachings and Social Justice - Introduces readers to understanding our social context using the principles of Catholic Social Teachings.

ISBN

9966-08-180-1

Publication Date

2006

Publisher

Paulines Publications Africa

City

Nairobi

Disciplines

African Studies | Ethics in Religion | Religion | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments 7

Introduction

Social Analysis, Catholic Social Teachings and Social Justice: What Is the Connection? 11

Chapter One

Understanding Social Analysis, Catholic Social Teachings and Social Justice 15

Introducing Social Analysis 15

Model 1: Social Analysis: A Simple Format 25

Model 2: Social Analysis: An Alternative Action-oriented Format 27

Sources and Principles of Catholic Social Teachings 28

A Summary of Catholic Social Teachings Documents 39

Understanding Social Justice 41

Chapter Two

Deepening Our Understanding of Social Analysis Catholic Social Teachings and Social Justice: Illustrative Sample Cases 55

Respect of Human Dignity 55

Standing Up Against Corruption 59

Countering Ethnic Discrimination 64

Right to Just Wages 67

The Right to Land and Housing 70

HIV/AIDS and Human Rights 73

Chapter Three

Group Work and Exercises 77

Working in Groups on Case Study: Dynamics and Ground Rules 77

Some Cases and Stories for Analysis According to the Principles of Catholic Social Teachings 79

Chimbuko Dialogue: Bridging Social, Political, Religious and Economic Divisions 84

Concluding Remarks 90

Poster 93

Select Bibliography 95