World Views and Worldly Wisdom / Visions et expériences du monde
Religion, ideology and politics, 1750–2000 / Religion, idéologie et politique, 1750–2000
Edited by Jan De Maeyer and Vincent Viaene
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Emiel Lamberts (1941), professor emeritus of contemporary history at KU Leuven, is an international expert in the political and religious history of Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries.
His work and the central themes in his research are the starting point in World Views and Worldly Wisdom. No less than eighteen leading international researchers put different aspects of his work in the spotlight. A recurring theme, however, is the attraction and repulsion between the Roman Catholic Church and modernity in Europe between 1750 and 2000.
The ambivalent relationship with modernity is therefore the leitmotiv of the first part of this volume, whereas the second part focuses on the repositioning of the Church and the tensions between religion, ideology and politics. In this way the volume reflects Lamberts’s fascination for the history of political institutions as well as his research on Christian democracy. The contributions address – in a comparative way and from a transatlantic viewpoint – this broad period of time in history, which gave rise to different social movements and different models of society in Belgium and elsewhere.
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Contributors: Winfried Becker (Universität Passau), Bruno Béthouart (Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale), Hans Blom (Universiteit van Amsterdam), Alfredo Canavero (Università degli Studi di Milano), Philippe Chenaux (Pontificia Università Lateranense, Roma), Andrea Ciampani (LUMSA, Roma), Jo Deferme (KU Leuven), Jan De Maeyer (KADOC KU Leuven), Henk De Smaele (Universiteit Antwerpen), Carine Dujardin (KADOC KU Leuven), Jean-Dominique Durand (Université Lyon 3), Michael Gehler (Jean Monnet Chair, Universität Hildesheim - Institut für Neuzeit- und Zeitgeschichtsforschung, Wien), Susana Monreal (Universidad Católica del Uruguay), Patrick Pasture (KU Leuven), Patrick M.W. Taveirne (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Peter Van Kemseke (Europese Commissie, KU Leuven), Vincent Viaene (Attaché bij het Huis van Koning Filip), Els Witte (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
THE CHURCH, CATHOLICS AND MODERNITY
L'ÉGLISE, LES CATHOLIQUES ET LA MODERNITÉ
Catholic Republicanism Revisited
« Démocratie catholique » et « démocratie chrétienne »
Rethinking the Origins of the Catholic Party in Liberal Italy
Le MRP et le père Lebret à la Libération
Perceptions and Realities
Pillarization and Occupation in Dutch History
BISHOPS ON THE CHESSBOARD OF POWER
DES FOUS SUR L'ÉCHIQUIER DU POUVOIR
Modern Ethno-National Visions and Missionaries from the Low Countries at China's Edge (1865-1948)
World Missions as a Field of Inspiration for New Vatican Strategies towards Modern Society (1830-1940)
A Pope's Dilemma
La réconciliation franco-italienne pour une Europe nouvelle
Peace in the Magisterium of Twentieth-Century Popes
Common and Different Interests since World War II and after the End of the Cold War
The Cultural Political Perspective on the Benelux in Post-War Belgium (1944-1955)
'We the peoples…'
Format: Edited volume - ebook
Publication: May 02, 2016
Series: KADOC-Studies on Religion, Culture and Society 17
Languages: English | French
Vincent Viaene studied history and international relations at KU Leuven, the Sorbonne, and Yale University. He was a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at KU Leuven, a senior Fellow at KADOC and a Marie Curie Fellow at Oxford University. In 2012 he joined the Belgian diplomatic corps. Since 2015 he is seconded to the Belgian Royal Household as Advisor of His Majesty King Philip.