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Our endangered values : America's moral crisis
Title:
Our endangered values : America's moral crisis
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?
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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.
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