What contributions do you believe American Catholic theologians have made to the world at large?
Rev. Walter Burghardt, S.J. discusses concrete examples of contributions of American Catholic theologians. He discusses most importantly, the development of the document of Religious Liberty, influenced greatly by John Courtney Murray, S.J. This document acknowledged that the Church may not expect anyone to act against his or her beliefs or conscience as long as there is no harm to others. He lastly mentions the contributions of Richard McCormick,S.J. in developing Models of Theology, and American theologians on the development of the liturgy.
Burghardt, Walter S.J. and Benney, Alfred. Created by Alfred Benney. "Rev. Dr. Walter Burghardt, S.J. Engages with the Question: What Contributions Do You Believe American Catholic Theologians Have Made to the World at Large?" November 1998. DigitalCommons@Fairfield. Web. http://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/asrvideos/297
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