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Who needs God? Barbara Stöckl in Conversation with Christoph Cardinal Schönborn

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PWe are experiencing a dramatic social upheaval in today's world, a breakdown of our living conditions and values. Political boundaries become less important, social structures seem to disintegrate#151;all is subordinated to cash flow and profit maximization. With growing individualism, the concept of the good and proper life has been lost. This does not produce living con ...more
Paperback, 193 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Ignatius Press (first published 2007)
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A wide range of topics related to western society and culture are covered in this interesting book. There are a lot of challenging ideas. Here is an example:

"Parental authority that is not also a source of friction is no authority at all. And a Church that is not also a source of friction is of no interest. Giving one's blessing to anything and everything can be better done by society than the Church." -Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn, pg. 123
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Christoph Maria Michael Hugo Damian Peter Adalbert Graf von Schönborn, O.P.
is a Bohemian-born Austrian Dominican friar and theologian, who is a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He serves as the Archbishop of Vienna and President of the Austrian Bishops' Conference. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1998. He is also the chaplain of the Order of the Golden Fleece (Austrian branch), of which he h
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