The Catholic Church and Modernity in Europe

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Pancratius Cornelis Beentjes (Ed.)

ISBN 978-3-643-90023-4
Band-Nr. 3
Jahr 2009
Seiten 248
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Reihe Tilburg Theological Studies/Tilburger Theologische Studien

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The tense relationship between the Catholic Church and modernity,
particularly in Europe, gives rise to a whole range of questions and
analyses which are described and discussed in this volume. It has a
historical overview of the evolution and diversity of the Church after
1945. Also attention is given to the interaction between theology and
contemporary postmodern secular culture, the self-image of the Church in
the wake of Vatican II, the contribution of the Catholic tradition to the
contemporary pluralistic world, and to modern culture influencing Catholic

Pancratius C. Beentjes (1946), Professor emeritus of Old Testament and
Hebrew, Faculty of Catholic Theology, Tilburg University, Netherlands.