Pope Francis and the search for God in América : the significance of his early visits to the Americas /

"This volume offers analyses from experts looking back to the Argentine pontiff's first visits to the Americas as a help for understanding the present reality of the Church in the Western Hemisphere. The group includes theologians, historians, and political scientists, and the unique contr...

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Other Authors: Bingemer, Maria Clara Lucchetti (Editor), Casarella, Peter J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC : The Catholic University of America, [2021]
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Summary:"This volume offers analyses from experts looking back to the Argentine pontiff's first visits to the Americas as a help for understanding the present reality of the Church in the Western Hemisphere. The group includes theologians, historians, and political scientists, and the unique contribution of the volume lies in the panoramic perspective offered by the book as a whole. he initial essays set the stage for the volume as a whole, offering rich insight into Argentine and Latin American history, the world from which the Pope came and to which he returned in 2015, as well as surveying the impact of the Latin American "theology of the people" on the Pope's visit to the U.S. Additional essays address theological, historical, and pastoral engagements that cut across several of the visits. The final group of essays is dedicated to the visits themselves and is arranged in the order that they occurred"--
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0813233798
9780813233796