Power and Public Presence in Catholic Social Thought, the Church, and the CTSA

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The thesis of this presentation is that if our theology is to adequately understand the human condition and play a part in the transformation of the world in the light of the Gospel, it must attend to the realities of power.


Presidential Address. Proceedings of the Sixty-Second Annual Convention of the Catholic Theological Society of America.

Also available as "The Catholic Theological Society of America and the Bishops." Origins 37, no. 6 (June 21, 2007).