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Journal of Catholic Social Thought

Robert De Fina and Barbara Wall, Executive Editors

The Journal of Catholic Social Thought is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary publication that brings together authors from the fields of law, theology, philosophy and political theory. Its focus is Catholic social teaching and the implications for both theory and practice. It was founded in support of a call by the Conference of Catholic Bishops to "integrate and to share the riches of the Church's social teaching in Catholic education and formation at every level."  It is published by the Office for Mission and Ministry and the School of Law at Villanova University.

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  • Contributors include Gerald F. Cavanagh, S.J., John J. DiIulio, Jr., James Galbraith, Stephen Hall, Frances Fox Piven, Joseph Stiglitz, and Nicholas Wolterstorff.


      “The Journal of Catholic Social Thought is the most impressive new journal in the field today.”
      — Robert G. Kennedy, University of St. Thomas (MN)


      "Villanova University is rendering a signal service to the Church and society with this publication.”
      — Monika Hellwig, Past President, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities


      "This journal will be of great interest to faculty engaged in research in the area of Law & Religion."
      — Frank S. Ravitch, J.D., Co-chair of the Association of American Law School's Section on Law & Religion


      "The journal is a well-balanced, thought-provoking resource for those interested in what Catholic thinkers are saying about current issues in light of the Church’s social teaching.”
      — Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the U.N.


    · ISSN 1548-0712 (print) · Print subscriptions available from the journal's business office ·
    · ISSN 2153-9979 (online) · Online access includes volume 1 (2004) to the present ·


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