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By Clemens Sedmak

Does a “social justice” method of the gospel unavoidably need to be at odds with a traditionalist emphasis on orthodoxy? needs to we see Pope Francis because the “progressive pope” and his predecessors because the “orthodox popes,” and therefore outline every little thing by way of American political categories?

In this distinct remedy of the theology of Pope Francis and his idea of a “church of the negative” and the results for theological orthodoxy, Sedmak argues that Pope Francis can let us comprehend "orthodoxy in a brand new key.” utilizing assets starting from scripture to Catholic Social educating to the early Church Fathers, Sedmak argues that an genuine and devoted church isn't really one captivated with dogma or rite, yet one who is terrible as Christ used to be bad, within the multifaceted experience of that word: compassionate, unattached to fabric wealth, keen on flourishing and correct courting with God.

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