JPIC 203- Catholic Social Thought: Justice in a Global Context

This course aims to help you to:

  • Understand the broad body of work known as Catholic Social Teaching (CST)

  • Gain familiarity with some of the key themes of CST

  • Reflect critically on CST and be prepared to apply it in your own local contexts

Dr. Scheid

Dr. Anna Floerke Scheid is an Assistant Professor of Theology at Duquesne University where she teaches and researches in the area of Christian social ethics. Dr. Scheid is particularly committed to exploring theoretical and practical matters related to conflict and peacebuilding,
human rights, and ethical issues in African contexts. She is interested in and has participated with gra
ssroots movements for peace and social justice, and has studied, travelled, worked and presented her work in the United Dr. ScheidStates, Europe, Africa, and Latin America. She is the author of Just Revolution: A Christian Ethic of Political Resistance and SocialTransformation (Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield Press, 2015); and of several articles including"Under the Palaver Tree: Community Ethics for Truth Telling and Reconciliation" and "Interpersonal and Social Reconciliation: Finding Congruence in African Theological Anthropology."

Dr. Scheid lives in Pittsburgh, PA, USA with her husband and three children.

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