Introduction: Christianity and democracy / Luiz Carlos Susin Lessons from a common past / Edouard Hoornaert Laos and Koinonia in the Orthodox tradition / Jean-Francois Colosimo Early modern Protestant foundations of democracy / John Witte Catholic action and the Church's new place in society / Agenor Brighenti The Church: for and against democracy / Gregory Baum The crisis of the people of God in Biblical times: lessons for today? / Néstor O. Míguez A critique and unmasking of present-day democracies and ways of humanizing them from the Biblical-Jesuanic tradition / Jon Sobrino Democracy in Africa: challenges for the state and the Church / Peter Kanyandao Challenges to faith and politics from present-day globalization / José Comblin Christianity and global democratic processes / Felix Wilfred Documentation: the Fifth General Conference of Latin American Bishops: a challenge to faith and a hermeneutical task / Maria Clara Bingemer Remembering Giuseppe Alberigo.
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