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Roberto Puggioni

-economic world. In the second section, Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ will be presented. As it is a long and complex text with many topics treated, in summarizing its content, the focus will be on those arguments that more closely serve the scope of this paper. In the last part, there will be the assessment of the

Clemens Sedmak

‘waiting’ refers to the waiting for the Final Judgment that will bring eternal pain and eternal fire. This condition of waiting is, in a sense, ‘pointless’, since the present situation will only be perpetuated after the Final Judgment. If we view these three elements, no eye contact, painful silence and

Omar Davies

version of the hymn’s origin asserts that Fletcher was depressed because, while his wife, Catherine, was expecting their first child in a few weeks, his evangelical work would mean that he would not be present for the child’s birth. Thus, Fletcher lamented the sacrifice which he was making in the ministry

Julie Clague

. This article traces developments in the Catholic understanding of conscientious participation in public life, stretching from John F. Kennedy’s presidential candidature in 1960 up to the present writings of Pope Benedict XVI. In the post-Vatican II era, Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI have

Gloria Schaab

Which of Th ese Was Neighbour?: Spiritual Dimensions of the US Immigration Question Gloria L. Schaab Barry University, USA Abstract In the present climate of debate surrounding United States immigration, both legal and illegal, the call to be neighbour and to exercise hospitality that echoes

Heinrich Bedford-Strohm

market approach. Th e political advice model does not give an explicit account of its theological groundings but tries to present practicable political solutions. Finally the public theology model which is advocated in this article connects a clear theological profile with the involvement in the public

Izak Johannes (Johan) van der Merwe

that occur in future years. In practice, the value of either costs or benefits is reduced by an annual discount rate for every year that the specific costs or benefits are delayed: the higher the discount rate, the lower the net present value of benefits occurring in the future. 13 Applied to climate

Sigurd Bergmann

landscape architecture and the medieval European Hansa city are presented and discussed. Th en, the human dimension, and the human capac- ity ‘to make oneself at home’, are elaborated clearly in articulating the need for a more plastic critical urban theory. Th e challenge to public theology in this context

Torbjörn Johansson

article is not to present ‘Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s doctrine of the two kingdoms’ but rather to reflect, with the help of some of his categories, on the doctrine of the two kingdoms and its implications today. 1 This means that we shall ask how Bonhoeffer’s theological ideas, ideas that were developed

Brian Klug

as ‘the son of Holocaust survivors’. He is thus presented as a link in a chain of generations—his parents, himself, his children, their children—that connects the Nazi past to present-day France, with its incidents of violence aimed at Jews, and to a tomorrow (and the day after) when ‘maybe