The Heart Is a Little to the Left: Essays on Public Morality / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Dartmouth College Press
Coffin offers an antidote to politics of the religious right with a call to liberals to reenter the fray with an unabashedly Christian view of social justice, arguing that "compassion demands confrontation" on many controversial topics.
|Publisher:||Dartmouth College Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)|
About the Author
WILLIAM SLOANE COFFIN (1924–2006) served for 18 years as chaplain of Yale University, was senior minister of Riverside Church, and was president emeritus of SANE/FREEZE: Campaign for Global Security. His books include Once to Every Man: An Autobiography, The Courage to Love, Living the Truth in a World of Illusions, and A Passion for the Possible.
Table of Contents
Preface • The Spiritual and the Secular: Can They Meet? • The Politics of Compassion • Homophobia: The Last “Respectable” Prejudice • The Authority of the Bible • The Dangers of Self-Righteousness • The Warhorse • Civility, Democracy, and Multiculturalism