To Do Justice

To Do Justice

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Encouraging Christians to call for public policies that benefit those most vulnerable in our nation, To Do Justiceoffers tools for studying complex domestic social problems such as Social Security, immigration, the environment, and public education, and serves as a guidebook to becoming involved in social action. Rooted in Christian tradition, each essay analyzes a contemporary problem from social, biblical, and theological perspectives before providing directions for public policy. These engaged ethicists from across the mainline denominations provide concrete examples of how progressive-minded Christians can work for justice in response to these moral dilemmas. With discussion questions in each chapter, this book is an excellent resource for classrooms--both in colleges and in churches.Minimum-wage workers earn the lowest wage that employers are allowed to pay workers as established by federal law. According to the Economic ... In addition, a larger proportion of African American and Hispanic workers earn poverty-level wages than white workers. ... In conversations around our tables, we learned that several of the people who were homeless worked full- or part-time. I ate dinneranbsp;...

Title:To Do Justice
Author:Rebecca Todd Peters, Elizabeth L. Hinson-Hasty
Publisher:Westminster John Knox Press - 2008


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