Catholic Perspectives on Peace and War

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For society as a whole the best that can be hoped for is a temporary, workable rough approximation of the norm with many imperfections. Europeans are too worried about human rights and are always afraid of offending someone. The universalistic element appears in the injunctions which require that the life of the neighbor be affirmed beyond the bounds set by natural human sympathy. Christian Teachers can openly share their faith and teach their worldviews in Christian schools (and in home schools, of course!) and they can live Christianly, in their teaching quality and their relationships with students and colleagues, in public schools.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Sheed & Ward (November 5, 2003)

ISBN: 0742531767

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