This collection of essays and thoughts covers such areas as basic Christian thought, which includes traditional family morality and a great concern for alleviating poverty and promoting social justice, political thought comparing the need for a system which includes both socialist and capitalist elements, and the need for values in our society, which has come to emphasize money, power, and greed as philosophical goals and values, though they are not. The book also has thoughts concerning literature, a consideration of what constitutes true progress, the denial in our society of any absolute moral truth, and the substitution of moral relativism as a mistaken ethical system.... are inflicted with pain and suffering. Some pain we cannot escape. This pain and suffering comes upon us through agencies beyond our control, such as disease, illness, or natural disasters, i.e. earthquakes, volcanoes, tornados, hurricanes, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on the Christian Worldview and Others Political, Literary, and Philosophical|
|Author||:||Andrew J. Schatkin|
|Publisher||:||University Press of America - 2012-07-10|