Justice and Peace in a Renewed Caribbean: Contemporary Catholic Reflections (Content and Context in Theological Ethics)

Justice and Peace in a Renewed Caribbean: Contemporary Catholic Reflections (Content and Context in Theological Ethics)

By: Jacqueline Porter (editor), Anna Kasafi Perkins (editor), Donald Chambers (editor)Hardback

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This collection of critical essays and personal reflections explores the insights provided by official statements of the Roman Catholic Bishops of the Caribbean. In so doing, it presents a critical reading of the corpus with a view to presenting its relevance to the regional and global conversation on matters of human flourishing.

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ANNA KASAFI PERKINS is the former Dean of Studies at St. Michael's Theological College in Jamaica. DONALD CHAMBERS is a pastor at Holy Cross Church in Kingston, Jamaica, and a former lecturer/formator at the Regional Seminary, St. John Vianney and the Uganda Martyrs in Trinidad. JACQUELINE PORTER is currently a lecturer in Religious Education and Spanish at the St. Joseph's Teachers' College in St. Andrew, Jamaica.


Introduction: The Caribbean, Shaped by the Call to Justice and Peace; A.K.Perkins Personal Ruminations on the AEC Statement on Black Power; G.McLaughlin Background to the AEC Statement on Black Power; A.K.Perkins Justice and Peace in a New Caribbean Revisited; M.Rodrigues Situating True Freedom and Development: An Historical/Contextual Appreciation; P.Jordens A Response to the Statement on Homosexuality and Homosexual Behaviour; L.O.Shields Evangelization for a New Caribbean: A Renewed Ongoing Reflection; D.Wiezlen The Principle of Subsidiarity and Its Relevance to the Caribbean Today; P.Bunting & D.Roper Social Development and Reconciliation: The AEC Capital Punishment Document; P.McIsaac Stages of the Lifecycle, the Stages of Catechesis: The AEC Catechetical Statements; J.Porter Revisiting the Common Norms for Dealing with Allegations of Sexual Abuse; C.Harvey Justice and Peace Shall Embrace: The AEC Pastoral on Crime and Violence; D.Chambers Eucharist and Hospitality: Reflections on Stewardship and the Revitalization of Parish Life in the Caribbean; G.Boodoo From Dogma to Pastoral Compassion: A Response to 'A Statement of the Antilles Episcopal Conference on HIV-AIDS'; R.Anthony Lewis Caring for the Earth & Plutonium Shipments: A Response to the Ecological Thought of the Antilles Episcopal Conference; C.Llanos We Are Called to Proclaim, Celebrate and Serve: The Pastoral Letter on the Gift of Life; S.Rose-Ann Walker Appendices

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  • publication date: 06/09/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781137006912
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 327
  • ID: 9781137006912
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 1137006919

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