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1 books of Andrew M. Greeley, Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, Brian Doyle, Daniel Callahan, Gail Buckley, J Bottum, James T. Fisher, John T. McGreevy, Kenneth J. Doyle, Kenneth L. Woodward, Luke Timothy Johnson, Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, Mark Massa, Mark Silk, Mary C. Segers, Michele Dillon, Paul Elie, Paul Moses, Peter Steinfels, Richard M. Doerflinger, Robert Royal, Susan A. Ross, Valerie Sayers, William Donohue Alan Wolfe

Sheed & Ward, in partnership with Commonweal magazine, presents the second of two volumes in the groundbreaking series, American Catholics in the Public Square, a project funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Essays by scholars, journalists, lawyers, business and labor leaders, church administrators and lobbyists, novelists, activists, policy makers and politicians address the most critical issues facing the Catholic Church in the United States.­Volume 2, American Catholics, American Culture: Tradition and Resistance, is introduced by Peter Steinfels and Robert Royal. Part One, "Against the Grain,­" explores the philosophical and practical differences between Catholicism and American culture on issues in sexuality, marriage, abortion, stem cell research, women's rights, and physician-­assisted suicide. The essays attempt to mediate the divide between Catholicism's communal and personalist view of the human person and the American preference for autonomy and pluralism. Part Two, . . .

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