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Social Movements - Christian Social Doctrine
(6,423 words)

Part of Social Movements:

1. Social Problems

2. Socialism

3. Christian Social Movement

4. Christian Social Doctrine

5. Social Work

A. General

Christian social doctrine is usually taken simply as the equivalent of the social doctrine of the Catholic Church. Whether there exists as well a Protestant social doctrine comparable in extent and importance or only a Protestant teaching on social ethics, is disputed even among Protestants themselves. Scarcely even the rudiment…

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Oswald von Nell-Breuning, “Social Movements - Christian Social Doctrine”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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