Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis
Simon and Schuster, 01.11.2005 - 224 Seiten
In Our Endangered Values, Jimmy Carter describes quite personally his own involvement and reactions to some disturbing societal trends that have taken place during the past few years. These changes involve both the religious and the political worlds as they have increasingly become intertwined, and include some of the most crucial and controversial issues of the day - frequently encapsulated under 'moral values'.
Many of these matters are under fierce debate, and include pre-emptive 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 welding of religion and politics. Carter, sustained by his own lifelong faith, assesses these issues in a forceful and unequivocal, but balanced and courageous way. Our Endangered Values is a book that his millions of readers have eagerly awaited.
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Words of wisdom from Jimmy CarterNutzerbericht - David J. - Overstock.com
This book should be required reading. Jimmy Carter has written a thoughtful book which is insightful. He has a strong Christian value system and points out that we must treat our fellow manwoman with respect even if that individual is different. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - mldavis2 - LibraryThing
Jimmy Carter is one of the finest, most honest politicians and presidents the U.S. has elected, as well as being one of the most intelligent, religious and well educated, and his insights, evaluations ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
2 My Traditional Christian Faith
3 The Rise of Religious Fundamentalism
4 Growing Conflicts Among Religious People
5 No Conflict Between Science and Religion
6 The Entwining of Church and State
7 Sins of Divorce and Homosexuality
11 The Distortion of American Foreign Policy
12 Attacking Terrorism Not Human Rights?
13 Protecting Our Arsenals but Promoting Proliferation
14 Worshiping the Prince of Peace or Preemptive War?
15 Where Are the Major Threats to the Environment?
16 The Worlds Greatest Challenge in the New Millennium
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