Catholic Social Teaching, Historical Overview and Application to the Challenges of Africa

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Catholic Social Teaching, Historical Overview and Application to the Challenges of Africa

Chapter Title Page
Chapter 1 A Historical Overview of the Social Teachings of the Church: Problems, Prospects and Possibilities for Adaptation in the Church in Nigeria 1
Chapter 2 Research, Teaching and Practice of Catholic Social Teaching on the African Continent through Communicating Faith in the Diversity of Cultures 37
Chapter 3 Church and Contemporary Nigerian Society: Social Teachings of the Church: past and present – enunciation of relevant theological principles 53
Chapter 4 Catholic Social Thought and the Context of Nigeria 67
Chapter 5 Jesus Christ: The Social Challenge 3
Chapter 6 The Jubilee, the Church and Social Transformation in Nigeria 89
Chapter 7 The Cross, Africa and Challenges on the Christian: A Social-Theological Reflection 101
Chapter 8 The Contributions of the African Church in Historical Perspective 111
Chapter 9 The Challenges of New Evangelization in Nigeria 119
Chapter 10 Evangelisation as Justice and Peace 127
Chapter 11 The Church and Unemployment 143
Chapter 12 Religion and Politics- Perspectives of the Social Teaching of the Church: The Case of Nigeria 155
Chapter 13 The Social Obligations of Property in the African Religious Traditions – Igboland as Context 169
Chapter 14 The Future of Growth, Economic Values and the Media 191
Chapter 15 Towards a Self-Sustaining and Self-Reliant Church: Theological Perspectives from the Social Teaching of the Church and Local Experiences in Development 203
Chapter 16 The Social Teaching of the Church and the Social Problems of Africa: A Historical Overview 215


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