Our endangered values : America's moral crisis

Title
Our endangered values : America's moral crisis

Author
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- author.

ISBN
9780739461709

Edition
Doubleday large print home library ed.

Publication Information
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2005

Physical Description
x, 288 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.

General Note
Includes index.

Contents
America's common beliefs--and strong differences -- My traditional Christian faith -- The rise of religious fundamentalism -- Growing conflicts among religious people -- No conflict between science and religion -- The entwining of church and state -- Sins of divorce and homosexuality -- Would Jesus approve abortions and the death penalty? -- Must women be subservient? -- Fundamentalism in government -- The distortion of American foreign policy -- Attacking terrorism, not human rights? -- Protecting our arsenals, but promoting proliferation -- Worshiping the Prince of Peace, or preemptive war? -- Where are the major threats to the environment? -- The world's greatest challenge in the new millennium -- What is a superpower?

Subject Term
Religious fundamentalism -- United States.
 
Church and state -- United States.
 
Church and social problems -- United States.

Geographic Term
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 -- Moral and ethical aspects.
 
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009 -- Moral and ethical aspects.
 
United States -- Moral conditions.

Local Subject
Large print editions.

Summary
Sometimes differing with his own Southern Baptist denomination, Carter expresses his personal view on abortion, capital punishment, homosexuality, women's rights, environmentalism, evolution, nuclear proliferation, terrorism, pre-emptive war, fundamentalism, and the mixing of religion and politics.


LibraryCall NumberStatus
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)LP 306.0973 CARLarge Print Collection