What would she think about the idea? Find out what an autobiography is and what one might expect to discover by reading or writing one. Find out about the social values of the Roman Catholic Church.
The answer here is first of all in the details. You may also find articles on Catholic social teachings in recent Catholic periodicals, since the Church has just celebrated one hundred years of Catholic teaching since Rerum Novarum. Why is it important that she tell you the things she chooses to tell you?
Kroph Faith-Security and Risk: There is also information in the New Catholic Encyclopedia and the Encyclopedia Britannica, and a more general discussion of sainthood in world religions in the Encyclopedia of Religion.
What does it teach about Christian values in the economic life of a nation? Look for information in the American Catholic Bishops pastoral letters on the nuclear arms race and on the economy The Challenge of Peace: At the end of the group part of the project, each group is to present its findings to the class as a whole.
What is a saint, and how does the Roman Catholic Church go about "making" saints? What does the Church teach about war and peace?
Donald Capps defines autobiography this way: Find out about differences between Protestants and Catholics on the idea of "saint," and be sure to identify the meaning of the terms "faith," "hope," "love" and "heroic virtue," which are essential to understanding what a saint is see the New Catholic Encyclopedia under "virtue".
For ideas on the development of faith look for works by James W. Each group should discuss whether it thinks Dorothy Day should be a "saint" given the Catholic understanding of sainthood, and given all of the seemingly "unsaintly" things she does in her life like take a lover, bear a child out of wedlock, demonstrate against war, etc.
The Dynamics of Spiritual Growth. For such a comparison, someone would need to read the parts of part III of The Long Loneliness that I did not assign to the whole class. Does she fulfill the three "theological" virtues to a heroic degree?
Find out about how children develop moral values, or faith, as they grow up. Questions and topics for research and discussion: You will find answers in a book by Kenneth Woodward entitled Making Saints on reserve in the library and also available in the Lacey and Olympia branches of the Timberland Library system.
Why does she begin in the way that she does?Nonetheless, laywomen like Dorothy Day represent a type of vocation not often seen in the canon of saints. Eileen Egan, a lifelong friend and colleague of Day’s, saw her as someone who “shows that ordinary people can live by the Sermon on the Mount.
She tried to relate the Sermon on the Mount to everything she did. 8. Supernatural moral virtues are distinguished from natural virtues because they rely on Christ’s grace. What difference does His grace make? 9.
What are the four classical (also called cardinal or human) virtues? What are the three theological virtues and why are they called “theological”?
Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement and its newspaper, The Catholic Worker, is depicted in a stained-glass window at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in the Staten Island borough of New York. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) See DAY-SAINTHOOD-CAUSE-REACT April 25, THEOLOGICAL STUDIES cerns.
The first type asked what the object of Mrs. Bergmeier's activity have not invoked the anthropological standards of the virtues.
See Readings in Moral Theology No. 1: Moral Norms and Catholic Tradition, ed.
Charles E. Curran and Richard is not a Dorothy Day ("Narrative and the Social Dynamics of Virtue. As seen in Dorothy Day’s life Dorothy Day was a living example in her lifetime, and still today, of a disciple of Jesus; all her actions rotated on the single axis.
Figure out, from his perspective, why it might be interesting that Dorothy Day begins The Long Loneliness by speaking of "confession" in the Roman Catholic Church.
3. Everyone in the group is expected to read pages, and in The Long Loneliness carefully, identifying the factors, events, experiences, and influences that shaped Dorothy Day's values and religious faith.Download