Honest Patriots Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
In Honest Patriots, renowned public theologian and ethicist Donald W. Shriver, Jr. argues that we must acknowledge and repent of the morally negative events in our nation's past. The failure to do so skews the relations of many Americans to one another, breeds ongoing hostility, and damages the health of our society. events in American history is essential to the health of our Yet our civic identity today largely rests on denials, forgetfulness, and inattention to thememories of neighbors whose ancestors suffered great injustices at the hands of some dominant majority. Shriver contends that repentance for these injustices must find a place in our political culture. Such repentance must be More...
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