By James L. Heft
Four recognized commentators on faith and society, Protestant, Catholic, have been invited to reply to Taylor's lecture: William M. Shea, George Marsden, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and Rosemary Luling-Haughton. Their chapters provide quite a few astute reflections at the tensions among faith and modernity, and particularly at the position that Catholicism can and may play in modern society. the amount concludes with Taylor's perceptive and considerate reaction to his interlocutors. A Catholic Modernity offers the most considerate conversations thus far concerning the position of the Catholic Church within the sleek international, and extra more often than not, concerning the position of faith in democratic liberal societies.
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