The Resource Compassionate conservatism, Marvin Olasky, (electronic resource)

Compassionate conservatism, Marvin Olasky, (electronic resource)

Label
Compassionate conservatism
Title
Compassionate conservatism
Statement of responsibility
Marvin Olasky
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Compassionate conservatism is a new political force in the land, sweeping the grassroots of people of all faiths, races, and ethnicities. In its parts it offers solutions to many of our most intractable problems; in its whole it is nothing less than an innovative philosophy of government. No author is more qualified to explain its power and promise than Marvin Olasky, described by the New York Times as ?the godfather of compassionate conservatism.? Compassionate conservatism offers a new paradigm for how the government can and should intervene in the economy. It begins with a long-lost premise about human behavior: economics, by itself, is not what changes lives. Only faith, and deeply held beliefs, can do that. For decades government has focused only on material well-being, ignoring the passions and convictions that make life worth living. What is conservative about the new movement is that its leaders also know that government cannot instill these beliefs. What it can do is help them flourish. It can give aid, inspiration, and direction to America's natural ?armies of compassion? that have been a hallmark of our history since the founding. Compassionate conservatism offers a way to transcend the root problems that currently oppress too many deserving Americans. It offers a unique vision of the triangular relationship between the state, our many churches, and our tens of thousands of charities. It is a true reinvention of welfare, a wholesale revolution in the welfare state, and a redefinition of the social safety net. In Compassionate Conservatism, Marvin Olasky takes us on a road trip with his son, Daniel, across the country, showing exactly how the new movement is unfolding. Along the way, he offers a set of principles, and a brief tour through history to show that these are not so much radically new ideas as rediscoveries of long-lost wisdom. Read this book for a blueprint of the future of politics and welfare in America
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Midwest
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Read by Jeff Riggenbach
Target audience
adult
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Label
Compassionate conservatism, Marvin Olasky, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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MWT10024936
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 streaming audio file (6hr., 34 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781441784469
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024936
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Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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10024936
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  • MWT10024936
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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