By Brian R. Calfano,Melissa R. Michelson,Elizabeth A. Oldmixon
But precisely how Catholic clergymen be sure the political acts and attitudes linked to their elite function continues to be a puzzle. we propose it's the made from an interactive institutional, social, and mental milieu, the complexity of which has no longer been absolutely assessed within the extant literature. even though a few may well like to reflect on monks as profiles in braveness working above the political fray, the institutional and private realities of priest lifestyles frequently forces them to accommodate the political realm. In doing so, monks are variably conscious of assorted principals, or reference teams, that symbolize particular dimensions in their expert context. Drawing on a sequence of randomized experiments on samples of Roman Catholic clergymen within the US and eire, we discover that clergymen cognitively draw on various specialist and private cues in responding to their employer’s institutional personal tastes. additionally, how monks characterize their church's political personal tastes to parishioners seems to be an issue of individual-level discretion.
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A Matter of Discretion: The Politics of Catholic Priests in the United States and Ireland by Brian R. Calfano,Melissa R. Michelson,Elizabeth A. Oldmixon