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Work: The Meaning of Your Life - A Christian Perspective
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010 by Christian's Library Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Where do we find the core of life's meaning? Right on the job! At whatever work we do - with head or hand, from kitchen to executive suite, from your house to the White House! "Work is the great equalizer - everyone has to come to it in order to find meaning in living: no short cuts, no detours, no bargain rates."
Kingdom Stewardship: Occasional Papers Prepared by the Lausanne Resource Mobilization Working Group for Cape Town 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010 by Christian's Library Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, an unprecedented opportunity exists to disciple the church in the fundamental biblical pattern of holistic stewardship. As the church becomes increasingly aware of issues of sustainability, seeks to understand and foster the role of business, and expands the message of the grace of giving. Edited by Arif Mohamed, Brett Elder, and Stephen Grabill.
Religion & Liberty - Volume 20, Number 2
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Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Religion & Liberty’s issue featuring an interview with Alexander Solzhenitsyn scholar Edward E. Ericson Jr. is now available online. Acton also published Solzhenitsyn & the Modern World by Ericson in 1994.
Religion & Liberty - Volume 20, Number 3/4
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Price: Free! Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Religion & Liberty’s issue featuring an interview with ACT 3 Founder John H. Armstrong is now available. This double issue is a tribute to the 20th anniversary of Acton’s founding.
A Prescription for Health Care Reform
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medical insurance
Rising costs and demographic realities render the current American health care system unsustainable. The situation presents a particular challenge for Christians who recognize that access to health care is a basic requirement of a just social order. Physician Donald Condit, drawing on an impressive array of empirical research, skillfully applies the principles of Catholic social teaching to...
The Social Agenda: A Collection of Magisterial Texts
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Students, teachers, and all those who seek a better knowledge of the social doctrine of the Church will find contained within this collection the central statements of the Roman Pontiffs from a range of texts, including papal encyclicals, apostolic letters, and Conciliar documents, on matters relating to politics, economics, and culture.
Faith, Freedom, and Modernity: Christianity and Liberalism in the Nineteenth Century
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,350. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Anyone who believes that democratic freedom and Christian morality are necessarily opposed to one another should find Professor Jan Klos’ book of great interest. Beginning with a careful study of 19th century liberalism, Klos shows how liberalism—understood as political freedom, individualism, and progress...
International Aid and Integral Human Development
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Christians in wealthy nations have an obligation to assist those who struggle to subsist in developing economies. The critical question remains: How is this duty best discharged? Conventionally, church leaders have often recommended government-to-government aid transfers as a major strategy to promote development in poor nations. Philip Booth, relying on the principles...
The Unity Factor: One Lord, One Church, One Mission
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Christian's Library Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
The Unity Factor is rooted in the prayer of Jesus in John 17:20–23, a prayer that presents to us an unreachable goal. How can we ever live out Christ’s plan for us to be one in faith and mission when we are so deeply divided by social, cultural, racial, and doctrinal fault lines? Does it really matter whether or not we strengthen our bonds of mutual love...
Islamic Theology, Constitutionalism, and the State
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,620. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
One of the most critical questions facing the world today is whether Islam is capable of accommodating itself to the constitutional forms of government that first arose in the West. Needless to say, opinion is sharply divided on this question.