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State As Parent Locke, Rousseau, and the Transformation of the Family
ISBN: PB: 9781589662032, University of Scranton Press, December 2018
300 pp., 23x15 cm
Much of modern political and social thought tends to take for granted the fact that traditional conceptions of the family – with their accompanying duties and privileges – are an inherent imposition on individual freedom. With "The State As Parent",...
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£21,00
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Privilege of Intellect Conscience and Wisdom in Newman's Narrative
ISBN: PB: 9781589662100, University of Scranton Press, September 2013
400 pp., 25x15 cm
Based on decades of research, "A Privilege of Intellect" is D. A. Drennen's portrait of the English cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-1890), whose conversion to the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 significantly boosted the presence of the Catholic Churc...
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West Side Carbondale, Pennsylvania Mine Fire
ISBN: PB: 9781589662124, University of Scranton Press, April 2013
100 pp., 22.4x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
In early 1947 residents of the west side of Carbondale, Pennsylvania began noticing a peculiar steam escaping from the ground. An investigation into this phenomenon revealed that Carbondale was slowly but steadily being destroyed by a burning inferno...
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Surprising Adventures of Balthazar
ISBN: HB: 9781589662186, University of Scranton Press, July 2011
160 pp., 25x15 cm
A parable rich in imagery and meaning, "The Surprising Adventures of Balthazar" provides readers of all ages with profound insights into the nature of authority, power, and freedom. The tale begins when a polar bear named Balthazar is captured by hun...
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Death with Dignity Ethical and Practical Considerations for Caregivers of the Terminally Ill
ISBN: PB: 9781589662148, University of Scranton Press, July 2011
200 pp., 21.1x14.2 cm
End-of-life issues and questions are complex and frequently cause confusion and anxiety. In "Death with Dignity", theologian, medical ethicist, and pastoral caregiver Peter A. Clark examines numerous issues that are pertinent to patients, family memb...
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Thomism and Tolerance
ISBN: PB: 9781589662155, University of Scranton Press, December 2010
130 pp., 21.5x13 cm
In this incisive study, John F. X. Knasas grounds the ideal of tolerance in Aquinas's natural law ethics and connects the virtue of civic tolerance to the concept of being. If God is the source of being, argues Knasas, then we are the articulation of...
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Sephardic Legacy Unique Features and Achievements
ISBN: PB: 9781589662056, University of Scranton Press, November 2010
275 pp., 23x15 cm
Fundamentally different from other more prominent, Jewish traditions and experiences, the Sephardic tradition has long served to bind together the various Jewish communities of the Mediterranean basin. In "The Sephardic Legacy", Henry Toledano immers...
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Law of Love From Autonomy to Communion
ISBN: PB: 9781589662070, University of Scranton Press, November 2010
180 pp., 21.5x13 cm
With an interdisciplinary combination of philosophy, theology, and family law, "The Law of Love" explores the impact of secular conceptions of autonomy on sexuality and family. Drawing from the thought of Aristotle, Cicero, Augustine, Aquinas, and th...
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Vessel of Clay The Inspirational Journey of Sister Carla
ISBN: PB: 9781589662179, University of Scranton Press, November 2010
171 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 halftones
Jacqueline Hansen Maggiore presents in this volume the biography of her lifelong friend Carol Piette, known throughout Chile and El Salvador as Sister Carla. Drawing from the memories of those who knew her and excerpts from her letters and diaries, "...
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Archbishop Oscar Romero A Disciple Who Revealed the Glory of God
ISBN: PB: 9781589662117, University of Scranton Press, November 2010
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
During his lifetime, Archbishop Oscar Romero chose to live the Christian Gospel in a radical way, defending, supporting, and serving the poor, and confronting the oppressive and murderous violence of the Salvadoran dictatorship. As a result, in March...
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