Modernism, fundamentalism, and Catholicism
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Modernism, fundamentalism, and Catholicism by Smith, William Henry

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Published by Morehouse publishing co.; [etc., etc. in Milwaukee, Wis .
Written in English


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  • Modernism (Christian theology) -- Catholic Church.

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Edition Notes

Statementby the Rev. William Henry Smith.
LC ClassificationsBT78 .S6
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 152 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6688097M
LC Control Number26006676

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Like liberal Protestantism, Catholic modernism was an attempt to bring Catholicism in line with the Enlightenment. Modernist theologians approved of radical biblical criticism and were willing to question traditional Christian doctrines, especially Christology. They also emphasized the ethical aspects of Christianity over its theological ones. With regards to non-Catholics: it is unlikely that this book alone will result in fundamentalist Christians and Protestants inclining their minds and hearts towards Catholicism. Books like David Currie's Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic, are more direct in their entreaty for readers to enter the Catholic Reviews:   Left-modernism’s moral status thereby stems from a liberal fundamentalist elite operating beyond the business world. Only after left-modernism’s sacred val­ues, such as anti-racism and anti-sexism, are recognized as the curren­cy of the moral realm do companies act to maximize their quantity of these goods.   For those with stomachs to read, a revealing discussion is going on over at the Gospel Coalition and at Mere Orthodoxy about the debate between Al Mohler and Jim Wallis over social justice. What is striking in the original post which summarizes the debate, and in reactions from people who would appear to be evangelical, is how many born-again Protestants refer to social justice with a .