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Baum, Gregory 1923-

Works: 279 works in 773 publications in 6 languages and 25,684 library holdings
Genres: Apologetic writings  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Publishing director, Compiler
Classifications: BT738, 301.58
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Religion and alienation : a theological reading of sociology by Gregory Baum( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man becoming : God in secular language by Gregory Baum( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author reinterprets a crucial issue facing today's Church, the doctrine of God. Employing psychologically oriented phenomenology, he demonstrates that human life is not ordinary, but rather, a highly dramatic field of conflict between forces of self-destruction and powers of creativity and new life. For him God is not an outsider, a Super-person; God is insider, the deepest reality in himself, the source of his life. The book attempts to explain God in these terms -- terms specifically applicable to the needs of the modern Christian
Unsecular man : the persistence of religion by Andrew M Greeley( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views religion from a sociological perspective, emphasizing the similarities of modern religious functions and institutions to those of ancient civilizations
The credibility of the church today : a reply to Charles Davis by Gregory Baum( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationalism, religion, and ethics by Gregory Baum( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the ethics of nationalism and the modern state. In simple language, Gregory Baum discusses the writings of four men whose nationalism was shaped by their religion and their time: Martin Buber, Mahatma Gandhi, Paul Tillich and Jacques Grand'Maison
The church as institution( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jews and the Gospel, a re-examination of the New Testament by Gregory Baum( Book )

39 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in 5 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The priority of labor : a commentary on Laborem exercens : encyclical letter of Pope John Paul II by Gregory Baum( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith and doctrine; a contemporary view by Gregory Baum( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology and human destiny : essays on sociology, religion, and society( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Infallibility debate( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progress and perspectives; the Catholic quest for Christian unity by Gregory Baum( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the following I take for granted the theological basis of the Catholic ecumenical movement. We believe that the Catholic Church is the one true Church of Jesus Christ, united to him as his earthly body; but we also believe that men outside the Church in good faith who confess Jesus Christ as God and Saviour and are baptized in water and the Holy Ghost are truly Christian, reborn in Christ, alive in the Spirit, and hence, despite their separation, our Christian brethren. I take for granted in these pages that Christian faith and supernatural charity are found in communities beyond the visible boundaries of the Catholic Church, and that Christians guiltlessly separated from us have access to sacramental grace and spiritual life...This book is not written simply to give information. It is also a plea. Its purpose is to create a sense of urgency among Catholics. There is so much we can do for Christian unity, even as lay people. We must find new dimensions of Christian charity; we must discover a new vision of the Church's ecumenical task; and we must pray and suffer for unity knowing that these are the mainsprings of any renewal in the Church." [Foreword]
Ethnicity by Andrew M Greeley( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That they may be one; a study of papal doctrine (Leo XIII-Pius XII) by Gregory Baum( Book )

28 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twentieth century : a theological overview by Gregory Baum( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of the essays are well worth reading, particularly for those with interests in recent historical theology, church history and the sociology of religion. -- Oliver D. Crisp, Themelios 26.1 (Autumn 2001)
Compassion and solidarity : the Church for others by Gregory Baum( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the forthright style that has earned him a reputation for controversy, theologian Gregory Baum presents the Faith and Justice movement in the churches -- especially the Roman Catholic Church -- together with the considerable opposition to it. He discusses why many Christians are becoming activists, turning their faith into deeds by working for the liberation of the poor, not only in South America and the Third World but in Canada, as well. Baum argues for a new ecumenism, permitting a more representative opinion within the Church and, in a larger sense, for what he believes are the fundamen
Karl Polanyi on ethics and economics by Gregory Baum( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking new ground in Polanyi scholarship, Gregory Baum explores the relation between ethics, culture, and economics in Karl Polanyi's writings. He identifies and analyses key concepts of Polanyi's thought and shows how they apply to the contemporary debate on ethics and economics
Reclaiming democracy : the social justice and political economy of Gregory Baum and Kari Polanyi Levitt by Marguerite Mendell( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth and relevance : Catholic theology in French Quebec since the Quiet Revolution by Gregory Baum( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Quiet Revolution, the Catholic church lost its stronghold in Quebec. Despite this decline, or perhaps because of it, contemporary Catholic thought in Quebec exhibits a bold creativity. In Truth and Relevance, Gregory Baum introduces, contextualizes, and interprets Catholic theological writing in Quebec since the 1960s, and presents this body of work for an anglophone readership. Baum shows how Catholic theologians, inspired by the Second Vatican Council (1962-65), uncovered the social meaning in the Christian message, allowing them to address many problems and concerns of contemporary society. With reliance on the Gospel, they supported Quebec's new self-understanding, embraced its nationalism under certain conditions, fostered social solidarity, criticized the unregulated market system, demanded gender equality, and called for respect of new religious and cultural pluralism. Leaving behind the Catholicism of Quebec's past, these theologians embraced the humanistic values of modern society, recognizing their affinity with the Gospel, while at the same time revealing the destructive potential of modernity, its individualism, utilitarianism, relativism, and its link to empire and capitalism. Weaving together theological and sociological reflections, Truth and Relevance is a fascinating account of modernity, secularism, and the evolution of the Catholic church in Quebec
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Nationalism, religion, and ethics
Alternative Names
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English (191)

French (29)

German (20)

Spanish (11)

Italian (3)

Korean (2)

Nationalism, religion, and ethicsThe twentieth century : a theological overviewCompassion and solidarity : the Church for othersKarl Polanyi on ethics and economicsReclaiming democracy : the social justice and political economy of Gregory Baum and Kari Polanyi Levitt