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Social Movements - Social Problems
(2,548 words)

Part of Social Movements:

1. Social Problems

2. Socialism

3. Christian Social Movement

4. Christian Social Doctrine

5. Social Work

While the substance of social doctrine — the doctrine of man as a social being (philosophical [metaphysical] and theological anthropology) — holds good everywhere and in every age, it has constantly to be applied in new and different ways because of constant changes in the milieu, the steady increase of population, the growing interdependence of the members of society, and the transform…

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Oswald von Nell-Breuning, “Social Movements - Social Problems”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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