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Our endangered values : America's moral crisis

Author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2005.
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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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Our endangered values.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2005
(OCoLC)647012490
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Carter
ISBN: 9780743284578 0743284577 9780739461709 0739461702 9781419362781 141936278X
OCLC Number: 61353167
Description: x, 212 pages ; 25 cm
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?
Responsibility: Jimmy Carter.
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