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The Resource American Babylon : notes of a Christian exile, Richard John Neuhaus

American Babylon : notes of a Christian exile, Richard John Neuhaus

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American Babylon : notes of a Christian exile
Title
American Babylon
Title remainder
notes of a Christian exile
Statement of responsibility
Richard John Neuhaus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Christians are by their nature a people out of place. Their true home is with God; in civic life, they are alien citizens "in but not of the world." Here, eminent theologian Richard John Neuhaus examines the particular truth of that ambiguity for Catholics in America today. Neuhaus addresses the essential quandaries of Catholic life--assessing how Catholics can keep their heads above water in the sea of immorality that confronts them in the world, how they can be patriotic even though their true country is not in this world, and how they might reconcile their duties as citizens with their commitment to God.--From publisher description
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315354
Cataloging source
DLC
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Neuhaus, Richard John
Dewey number
277.3/083
Index
index present
LC call number
BR526
LC item number
.N39 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Christianity
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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notes of a Christian exile
Label
American Babylon : notes of a Christian exile, Richard John Neuhaus
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-265) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Babylon then and now -- Meeting God as an American -- The idea of moral progress -- Can an atheist be a good citizen? -- An age of irony -- Salvation is from the Jews -- Politics for the time being -- Hope and hopelessness
Control code
739096
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780465013678
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008047402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780465013678
  • (OCoLC)246894481
Label
American Babylon : notes of a Christian exile, Richard John Neuhaus
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-265) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Babylon then and now -- Meeting God as an American -- The idea of moral progress -- Can an atheist be a good citizen? -- An age of irony -- Salvation is from the Jews -- Politics for the time being -- Hope and hopelessness
Control code
739096
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780465013678
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008047402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780465013678
  • (OCoLC)246894481

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