Our Endangered Values

Our Endangered Values

America's Moral Crisis

Large Print - 2006 | Large print ed
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President Carter has written importantly about his spiritual life and faith. In this book, he offers a personal consideration of "moral values" as they relate to the important issues of the day. He puts forward a passionate defense of separation of church and state, and a strong warning of where the country is heading as the lines between politics and rigid religious fundamentalism are blurred. He reacts to some trends involving both the religious and the political worlds as they have increasingly become intertwined, and including some of the most crucial and controversial issues of the day--frequently encapsulated under "moral values." They include preemptive war, women's rights, terrorism, civil liberties, homosexuality, abortion, the death penalty, science and religion, environmental degradation, nuclear arsenals, America's global image, fundamentalism, and the melding of religion and politics. Sustained by his faith, Carter assesses these issues in a forceful and unequivocal but balanced and courageous way.--From publisher description.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2006
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780786283095
0786283092
Characteristics: 253 pages ; 23 cm

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Daveinportland
Aug 29, 2016

A very good book, written during the end of Bush's term and meant to address some of the dangers he saw facing American society. I would say it is even more relevant today with Trump as the GOP nominee.

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Mrslin
Aug 08, 2006

This is an interesting and new look at some of the things that are happening in America today. I would recommend it to every citizen.

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