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personalism

(pĕr′sŭn-ă-lĭzm)
A social theory of health care that stresses the importance of respect for the dignity and individuality of those people for whom care is provided.
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The bottom three positions can all be contrasted with a strict anti-Modernism to some degree, though object-centered personalism comes to much more of a compromise with it.
Seifert does acknowledge that personalism owes a genuine debt to Aquinas: "St.
After ar least five decades of "perversion" and "gnostic" consternation of community personalism, Europe should have retaken, solitarily and solidarily, its Christian origin, from a theological and philosophical point of view as well as from a political and juridical one, by the assumed option for a geopolitics of religions in the spirit of new occidental multiculturalism.
However, despite the importance of transcendence, mystery, personalism, a hermeneutic of belief in, and the nonreducibility of the sign of Christianity, there is still the threat that Christianity can devolve into an ideological stance.
Most significantly the controversy brought many a renewed commitment to a personalist understanding of themselves and their partners in dialogue, It is this personalism that this investigation of empathy throws into vivid relief, and that is all for the good of interfaith dialogue and of human community in general.
With personalism and the practice of dialogue as major threads, the author touches in theory and practice in theology and religion, psychiatry, nursing, and social work.
Robert Kennedy emphasizes the personalism and communitarianism of the encyclical, from which follow the principles of development as a vocation, gratuitousness, and the "logic of gift," with important implications for the conduct of business.
After at least five decades of "perversion" and "Gnostic" consternation of the community personalism, Europe must reassume, solitarily and together, its Christian origin, in a theological-philosophical as well as a political-legal perspective, through the choice of a communion in the spirit of community personalism of the relationship between the state and the cults.
From the perspective of profane Venezuelans, evangelicals are unconvincing hypocrites because they claim to break with the opportunistic personalism of Venezuelan social life but often get sucked back into it.
The truth of the pope's personalism was foreshadowed and continues to be echoed in some of the most unlikely places.
Although it can be firmly authoritarian, personalism is simultaneously solicitous of social justice, liberty and spiritual values: it champions the sacred dignity of every human person's life.