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Virtues And Values
     

Virtues And Values

by Peter J. Paris
 

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In this small gem of moral reflection, renowned ethicist Peter Paris reveals key elements of a distinctive African worldview. Centered in concepts of God, community, family, and person, they ground the virtues and values most prized by African Americans and African peoples everywhere. Adapted from Paris's acclaimed volume The Spirituality of African Peoples, the book

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In this small gem of moral reflection, renowned ethicist Peter Paris reveals key elements of a distinctive African worldview. Centered in concepts of God, community, family, and person, they ground the virtues and values most prized by African Americans and African peoples everywhere. Adapted from Paris's acclaimed volume The Spirituality of African Peoples, the book sketches a rich alternative and corrective to individualist western ethics and provides a potent resource for religious ethics today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451415872
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
372 KB

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