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The Church and French democracy.

Hilaire Belloc

The Church and French democracy.

by Hilaire Belloc

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Published by Catholic World in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- France.,
  • Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.

  • Edition Notes

    The fifth of six essays published between November, 1913 and April 1914.

    SeriesCatholic World -- v. 98, No. 588, March, 1914.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpp. [732]-739.
    Number of Pages739
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15520205M

    Baron Charles Montesquieu () had an inherited fortune and time to write. And he mixed with Parisian higher society, where he was a celebrated conversationalist. He satirized French society. He criticized France's monarchical absolutism and the Church, offending authorities but adding to .   THE CHURCH. A DEMOCRACY or a THEOCRACY? A Dictionary defines Democracy and Theocracy as follows; Democracy; a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections Theocracy; government of a state by immediate divine guidance.

      There is hope for democracy in the world in proportion as these animate and control the membership of His Church. No more, no less. If this book helps inaugurate the great Chris tian democracy to achieve its purpose, the grati tude of the author will be shared by several of his friends who have been of great help in the preparation of the Author: Frederick Alfred Agar. Placing the legacy of the Church Committee in the context of the contemporary debate over US national security and democratic governance, the book brings together contributions from distinguished policy leaders and scholars of law, intelligence and political science.

    Democracy, CHRISTIAN.—In Christian Democracy, the name and the reality have two very different histories, and therefore they must be carefully distinguished.. THE REALITY.—What Christian democracy was authoritatively laid down by Pope Leo XIII in his Encyclical “Graves de communi” wherein it is declared to be the same as “popular Catholic action”. Religion, State and Democracy: Analyzing two dimensions of church-state arrangements Politics and Religion April, (Vol 3, no. 1) Michael D. P. Driessen PhD Candidate, Political Science University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN (+) 85 72 16 [email protected] Abstract:Cited by:


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