In Pursuit of Justice: Christian-Democratic Explorations

In Pursuit of Justice: Christian-Democratic Explorations

By: James W. Skillen (author)Hardback

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This is a series of eight essays on diverse public policy concerns that asks the questions: What does racial justice, or environmental protection, or family policy look like when approached from a Christian-democratic perspective? And what about the civil-society questions of welfare, education, and political participation? The author, James W. Skillen, argues that the roots of a Christian-democratic approach are neither liberal nor conservative, but pluralistic, opening the way to a healthy regard for both social complexity and government's responsibility to uphold political community.

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James W. Skillen is the president of The Center for Public Justice, an Annapolis, Maryland-based independent civic education and policy research organization that grounds its research, publications, training, and advocacy in a comprehensive Christian political perspective.


Chapter 1 What Distinguishes a Christian-Democratic Point of View? Chapter 2 Civil Society and Human Development Chapter 3 The Question of Being Human Chapter 4 E Pluribus Unum and Faith-Based Welfare Reform Chapter 5 The Cause of Racial Justice Chapter 6 Equal Education for All Chapter 7 Liberalism and the Environment Chapter 8 Citizenship and Electoral Reform

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/09/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780742535237
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780742535237
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 0742535231

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