A Healthy rivalry : human rights in the Church.Language: English Series: Louvain theological & pastoral monographs ; no. 20Publisher: Louvain : Peeters Press, 1995Description: vi, 125 pContent type:
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I. Human Rights and the Church: A Difficult Combination.
A Shift in the Issue, and Terminological Misunderstandings.
Power, Orthodoxy and the Vision of Law.
Balance and Perspectives.
II. A Dynamic Vision of Law.
Law and Theology.
Differing Legal Traditions.
Open Legal Norms.
Canon Law on Three Levels.
Juridical Consequences and Theological Compromises.
III. The Genesis and Present Situation of Human Rights in the Church.
The Legal Nature of the Obligations and Rights of All Christian Faithful.
IV. An Overview of the Obligations and Rights of All Christian Faithful.
The Principle of Equality.
Freedom of Expression.
Freedom of Theological Research.
Concluding Considerations and Guidelines.
V. Toward a Thorough Culture of Law.
Statute of the Obligations and Rights of All Christians.
Protection of Rights.
The Long Road.
VI. Fundamental Rights and Independent Responsibility.
An Approach that Takes the Initiative.
The Horizontal Operation of Fundamental Rights.
Fundamental Rights and the Common Good.
Internal Emigration and Schism.
Personal Responsibility and the Place of the Hierarchy.
VII. In Search of Healthy Rivalry.
Lines of Force and Conclusions.
The Context of the Present Argument.
Why not Less Action and More Trust?
Why not More Action and Less Trust?
In Search of Healthy Rivalry.