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Social Justice
"Beneath an outward appearance of indifference, in the heart of every person there is a will to live in community and a thirst for justice and peace"

Pope Paul VI, Octogesima Adveniens

Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
Everyday Christianity: To Hunger and Thirst for Justice American bishops
Latin American Bishops: Justice
Justice and Peace Scotland

Articles in Thinking Faith, the online journal of the Jesuits in Britain
Our Political Responsibility for the Common Good Dr Marion Smith
Social Justice in the Bible Dominik Markl SJ
Judaic Models of Social Transformation Dr Jonathan Gorsky
Building Civil Society Austen Ivereigh
Judaic Models of Social Transformation Jonathan Gorsky

Podcasts from the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame
Building Justice in the World: Confronting Evil Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J.
Justice at the Border: The Dignity of Human Life at the Core of our Faith Sr. Norma Pimentel, M.J.
Reawakening the American Heart Cardinal Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R.
The Deep Practice of Human Dignity Clemens Sedmak, Ph.D.
An Uncommon Search for the Common Good Sr. Joan Chittister, O.S.B.
2017 CST Conference Keynote: Sr. Ana Maria Pineda, R.S.M., STD - YouTube
Creating a Global Vision of Justice
Hearing the Gospel and Spreading the Good News

Articles in The Way, an international journal of contemporary Christian spirituality, published by the British Jesuits
The "Ordinary" Contemplative Life and the "Little Way" of Social Justice Meredith Secomb
The Jewish Concept of Justice Edward Kessler
Liturgy and Social Action Bede Smith
Social Justice and Creation Spirituality Jane Blewett
Reading the Bible in the Struggle for Justice and Peace Christopher Rowland
Sexuality and Social Justice: The State of the Question Joan Timmerman
The Unprejudiced Jesus and the Prejudiced Church George Soares-Prabhu
Faith and Politics Paul Boateng
Learning Justice Andrew Hamilton
The Social Dimensions of Christian Spirituality Kenneth Leech
The Cost of Justice John Dalrymple
A Kingdom of Justice? Thomas E. Clarke
The Experience of Alienation Guy Jarrosson
Justice in Industry Rodger Charles
Holiness and Justice in Tension Thomas E. Clarke
Justice in a Capitalist Society Hugh Kay
Justice and Justification John L. McKenzie

Articles in Compass Review, a Review of Topical Theology published quarterly by the Australian Province of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart
A Tradition of Hopeful Intelligence: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition Anthony J. Kelly, CSsR
Welcome the Stranger Francis Mansour LCM
Globalisation and Human Solidarity Mark Raper SJ

Articles in Theological Studies, a quarterly journal of theology published by the Jesuits of the United States and Canada
What is a sinful social structure? Daniel K. Finn
Yves De Montcheuil: Action, Justice, and the Kingdom in Spiritual Resistance to Nazism David Grumett
Eucharistic Justice David N. Power
Social Ethics Mary Elsbernd
Faith in Deaf Culture Marcel Broesterhuizen
The Convergence of Forgiveness and Justice: Lessons from El Salvador Stephen J. Pope
Globalization and the Church's Social Mission T. Howland Sanks
Complementarity and Equality in the Political Thought of Thomas Aquinas Paul J. Weithman
Discrimination and Affirmative Action M. Cathleen Kaveny
Public Religious Dialogue: The Economic Pastoral and the Hermeneutics of Democracy Gerard Magill
Christian Social Ethics after the Cold War David Hollenbach
The Political Theology of John Donne David Nicholls
Sanctity of Life, Quality of Life, and Social Justice Lisa Sowle Cahill
Civil Disobedience: A Moral Critique Gerald D. Coleman
Class Struggle and the Magisterium: A New Note Gregory Baum
Rawls, Nozick, and the Search for Social Justice John P. Langan
Global Population in Perspective: Implications for U.S. Policy Response Peter J. Henriot

Articles in Promotio Iustitiae, a publication of the Jesuit Social Justice Secretariat
Spiritual Experience and Social Commitment: Crises and Transformations Alain Thomasset SJ, page 25
Theological Foundations for Our Commitment to Justice Jacques Haers SJ, page 24

Articles in the Review of Ignatian Spirituality
Our Faith and Our Quest for Justice Paul Caspersz
A Faith That Does Justice Ando Isamu
Passion for God and Commitment to Humanity Rigobert Minani

Articles from Verbum et Ecclesia, an international, South African open-access, peer reviewed and accredited, online journal
Being Thought from Beyond Our Borders: Towards Ethical Global Citizenship Johann-Albrecht Meylahn
Justice in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Towards a Theology of Restitution T S Maluleke
In Defence of Partisan Justice: An Ethical Reflection on "the Preferential Option for the Poor" P J Naude
Reconciliation: A Way of Life for the World M Masango
Towards a Narrative Theological Orientation in a Global Village from a Postmodern Urban South African Perspective Johann-Albrecht Meylahn

Articles from Solidarity: The Journal of Catholic Social Thought and Secular Ethics, published by the Institute for Ethics and Society at the University of Notre Dame Australia
Equality and Differences John Finnis
Global Justice: An Anti-Collectivist and Pro-Causal Ethic James Franklin
The Puzzle of Intolerant Tolerance M. A. Casey

Articles from the Australian Catholic University
Deus Economicus Professor Paul Oslington
Conversation on Paul Oslington's Deus Economicus Paul Oslington

Articles in HTS Theological Studies
Exploring Issues around Biblical, Western and African Social Values J. Eugene Botha
On Social Justice: Comparing Paul with Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics Johan Strijdom
Transformation in South Africa and the Kingdom of God Nico Vorster
The African Concept of Caring for Life Maake Masango
Cultural Criticism as an Imperative for Christians Andries G. van Aarde
The Church's Responsibility towards the Social Order: An Old Testament Hermeneutic Problem A.P.B. Breytenbach
The Political Responsibility of the Church: On the Necessity and Boundaries of the Theory of the Two Kingdoms I.W.C. van Wyk

Articles from Cambridge Papers, published by the Jubilee Centre
How to Create a Relational Society: Foundations for a New Social Order Michael Schluter
What Charter for Humanity? Defining the Destination of Development Michael Schluter
Mercy Not Sacrifice: Mosaic Law in Christian Social Ethics Jason Fletcher
Beyond Scrutiny? Minorities, Majorities and Post-Modern Tyranny Michael Ovey
The Great Commissions Ranald Macaulay

Articles in University of St. Thomas Law Journal
From Prophecy to Policy: Bishops, Prudence, and Immigration Politics Andrew Yuengert
Faith and Values in the Public Arena: An American Catholic in Public Life James L. Oberstar M.C.
The Role of Social Justice in Judging Cases Hon. Stephen Reinhardt
Does Living a Spiritually Engaged Life Mandate Us to Be Actively Engaged in Issues of Social Justice John A. Powell
Lessons From Suffering: How Social Justice Informs Spirituality John A. Powell

Articles from the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame
Adam and Eve: The Origin of Community and the Possibility of Reform James E. Faulconer
The Importance of the Lord's Day for the Culture of Life Stephen M. Matuszak, S.T.L.
From "Having" to "Being": A Proposal for Reform Sarah A. Smith
Mammon's Deadly Grin: The New Gospel of Wealth and the Old Gospel of Life Eugene McCarraher
University and Christian Humanism: The Basis for a Culture of Life Juan Amezquita
Material Persons, Immaterial Souls and an Ethic of Life Kevin Corcoran
A Culture of Life in a Post-Christian Age H. Tristram Engelhardt

Articles from Mirror of Justice, a blog dedicated to the development of Catholic legal theory, affiliated with the Program on Church, State & Society at Notre Dame Law School
The Spirituality of Communion: A Resource for Dialogue with Catholics in Public Life Amelia J. Uelman
Arguing for Human Equality Patrick McKinley Brennan

Articles in Word & World, a quarterly journal of theology, published by the faculty of Luther Seminary
On Displacing Words: The Lord's Prayer and the New Definition of Justice Vítor Westhelle
Abundant Life for All: Reflections on the Ecumenical Debate about Economic Issues Emilio Castro
The Biblical Roots of Justice Jose Míguez Bonino
Social Justice in the Israelite Law Codes Bruce V. Malchow
Theological Foundations for Social Ethics Randolph A. Nelson
The Role of Scripture in Public Theology Bruce C. Birch
On Seeing Ourselves: Anthropology and Social Ethics James M. Childs

Articles from Markets and Morality
A Brief Note on the State and Society's Moral Ecology Samuel Gregg
Taming the Beast: The Long and Hard Road to the Christian Social Conference of 1952 Rolf van der Woude
The Two Kingdoms and the Social Order: Political and Legal Theory in Light of God's Covenant with Noah David VanDrunen
A Medieval Approach to Social Sciences: The Philosophy of Ibn Khaldun Giovanni Patriarca
The Place of Developmental Self-Ordering in Judaism: Kahal as Spontaneous Order Joseph Isaac Lifshitz
Distributive Justice and Subsidiarity: The Firm and the State in the Social Order Joseph Burke
What Does "Subsidiarity" Mean? The Relational Perspective Peirpaolo Donati
Can Social Justice Be Achieved? Arnaud Pellissier Tanon
The Importance of the Penultimate: Reformed Social Thought and the Contemporary Critiques of the Liberal Society David VanDrunen
Justice: The Most Terrible of the Virtues James V. Schall
Nature and Grace: The Theological Foundations of Jacques Maritain's Public Philosophy Eduardo J. Echeverria

Articles from Vatican sources
John Rawls: The Basis of Social Justice and Intercultural Dialogue in a Globalized World Russell Hittinger
Communion and Stewardship: Human Persons Created in the Image of God International Theological Commission

Articles in the McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry
Restorative Justice Approaches Arlene Groh, RN, B.A.
Raising Awareness of Abuse of Older Persons Elizabeth Podneiks, C.M.
Perspectives on Justice Dr. Joyce E. Bellous

Articles in Tyndale Bulletin, the journal of Tyndale House, Cambridge, a UK-based research institute
The Limits of Hope and the Logic of Love on the Basis of Christian Social Responsibility Stephen N. Williams
Evangelical Views of the Poor and Social Ethics Today Chris Wigglesworth

Articles in Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture
Social Justice and Competing Visions of the Common Good Robert G. Kennedy
The Expression "Social Justice" before and after Quadragesimo anno Jean-Yves Calvez, Jacques Perrin

Articles in Lumen at Vita
The Common Good As A Social Debt and Patrimony of the Person Justin Ilboudo SJ
The Faith that Does Prudence: Contemporary Catholic Social Ethics and the Appropriation of the Ethics of Aquinas Brian Michael Reedy, SJ

Articles from other sources
The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification and Social Ethics Peter D. Langerman
The Bible and Social Reform Claudia Setzer
Restoring People's Humanity
The People Calling for Social Justice in Meeting Basic Needs in Globalizing World Reginald Nalugala
The Glory of God and the Global Common Good: Solidarity in a Turbulent World David Hollenbach
Two Contradictory Principles of Social Life Charles Taylor
Breaking the Backbone of Oppressive Power: Martin Luther King, Jr., the State, and the Wrath of God Thomas P. Dixon
Spirituality and Social Justice Joseph Nangle, OFM
Responsibility, God and Society: The Cry of the Other in the Sacred Texts as a Challenge towards Responsible Global Citizenship Johann-Albrecht Meylahn
Participating in Godliness: A Study of the Laws Concerning the Socially Marginalized in the Torah Jamie Hussain
Persistent Postmodern Numino-Political Analysis Matthew John-Paul Tan
Three Principles for Christian Citizens Julian Rivers
Social Justice, Indigenous Australians and Catholicism Kathleen Butler-McIlwraith
Faith Doing Justice in the Context of Postmodernism Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator SJ
Passover and Social Justice: An Introduction Ron Hoenig
Justice and Peace Spirituality Prakash Anthony Lohale
Strangers No Longer: Together on the Journey of Hope United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano
Social Justice Walter Block
Application of Johannine Themes to Social Justice Issues John Traxler
American Methodist Social Gospel: The Public/Private Split Revisited Christopher H. Evans, p. 159
Defining Social Justice Michael Novak
Letters to My Brothers and Sisters Donald J. Goergen, OP
The Virtue of Justice Father Paul A. Duffner, scroll down a bit
Relationism: Pursuing a Biblical Vision for Society Michael Schluter
The Vocation of Christianity in a Conflictual World Scroll to page 309. Charles C. West
Our mission and Justice 34th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus
The Option for the Poor is an Option for Justice and not Preferential José M. Vigil
The Causes of Forced Displacement: The Breakdown of Sustainable Global Community Mark Raper, S.J.
Judeo-Christian and Buddhist Justice Winston L. King
Declaration of a Global Ethic Hans Kung
Three Approaches to Justice and Peace in Korea Keel Hee-Sung
Jesus' Resurrection and the Search for Peace and Justice Ronald J. Sider
Man and Society: Hermeneutical Aspects of a Social Theology according to Jewish Sources Uriel Tal
The Church and Social Transformation: An Ethics of the Spirit Leon O. Hynson
Distributive justice and aid to education Thomas O. Martin
A Lord's Prayer for Justice
Systemic Change: Seeds of Change
Human Rights and Justice in Islam
Cosmic Justice
The Ideal Society

Social Justice in the Catechism of the Catholic Church Gerald Darring
Augustinian Justice and Peace
Justice & Local Church Ministries United Church of Christ
Justice in Islam
Catholic Worker Homepage
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns
Peace Connections
Ten Myths About Affirmative Action
8th Day Center For Justice
Those On the Margins of A Society
Social Justice US Jesuit Conference

Development and Peace Canada's Catholic Bishops
Sojourners Online
Christian Aid
Bend the Arc
Oxfam Community Aid Abroad
The Roundtable Association of Diocesan Social Action Directors
Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection
Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation
Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance

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