JIS XVIII 2006 ABSTRACTS

JIS XVIII 2006 PROPHETS  OF  POST-COMMUNISM: Toward an Open Society JIS XVIII 2006: 1-24 JOHN  F.  KENNEDY  AND  RONALD  REAGAN: THE  CHALLENGE  OF  FREEDOM Michael E. Meagher University of Missouri-Rolla Most Americans in the 1920s and 1930s were unaware of…

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JIS XVII 2005 ABSTRACTS

JIS XVII 2005 SCIENCE  AND  RELIGION: The Missing Link JIS XVII 2005: 1-24 THE  WORD  AND  THE  WORLD * William R. Clough Argosy University-Sarasota Scientists and theologians a priori believe that it is possible and desirable for worldviews to evolve…

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JIS XVI 2004 ABSTRACTS

JIS XVI 2004 CAN  THE  MARKET  BE  MORAL? JIS XVI 2004: 1-19 VIRTUE  AND  MARKETS Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This essay proposes an interdisciplinary framework for teaching markets and morals by exploring the linkages between political economy, civil…

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JIS XV 2003 ABSTRACTS

JIS XV 2003 TOWARD  A  CULTURE  OF  LIFE: Restoring  Human  Felicity JIS XV 2003: 3-22 THE   INTRINSIC  WORTH  OF  PERSONS: REVISITING  PETER  SINGER  AND  HIS  CRITICS Peter J. Colosi Franciscan University, Austria This essay examines various sources of worth…

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JIS XIV 2002 ABSTRACTS

JIS XIV 2002 RE - INVENTING LIBERAL  ARTS  EDUCATION JIS XIV 2002: 1-24 RENEWING  THE   LIBERAL  ARTS: C. S.  LEWIS'  ESSENTIAL  CHRISTIANITY Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This essay explores the conceptual foundations of C. S. Lewis' pilgrimage…

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JIS XIII 2001 ABSTRACTS

JIS XIII 2001 CIVIL SOCIETY & RELIGION In the Third Millennium JIS XIII 2001: 1-14 THE  RELIGIOUS  AND  MORAL FOUNDATIONS  OF  CIVIL  SOCIETY AND  FREE  MARKET  ECONOMY Gaylen J. Byker Calvin College This essay proposes that a healthy civil society…

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JIS XII 2000 ABSTRACTS

JIS XII 2000 ETHICS AND FAITH: The Reality of Absolutes JIS XII 2000: 1-19 APOLOGIZING  TO  THE  POSTMODERNIST * Robert K. Garcia Biola University Postmodernism's censure of  metanarratives expresses a moral claim and moral concern about those who have spawned…

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JIS XI 1999 ABSTRACTS

JIS XI 1999 THE  RESTORATION  OF  PHILOSOPHY: Interdisciplinary Perspectives JIS XI 1999: 1-38 THE  RETURN  OF THE  GOD  HYPOTHESIS * Stephen C. Meyer Whitworth College Historian of science Frederic Burnham has stated that the "God hypothesis" is now a more…

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JIS X 1998 ABSTRACTS

JIS X 1998 BEYOND  CULTURE  WARS? JIS X 1998: 1-16 CHRISTIANS  IN  THE  ACADEMY: OVERCOMING  THE  SILENCE William R. Marty University of Memphis The academy in the United States is almost wholly silent about Christianity, at least in the sense…

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JIS IX 1997 ABSTRACTS

JIS IX 1997 THE QUEST FOR THE HOLY GRAIL JIS IX 1997: 1-18 LIBERALISM  WITHOUT  TRANSCENDENCE William R. Marty University of Memphis John Hallowell's seminal study, originally published in 1943, treats modern Western thought since the Renaissance and the Reformation…

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JIS VIII 1996 ABSTRACTS

JIS VIII 1996 THE CITY IN THE 21st CENTURY   JIS VIII 1996: 1-18 THE  CITY  UNDER  SIEGE: DRUGS  AND  CRIME George B. Palermo, M.D. Medical College of Wisconsin This essay explores the impact of alcohol and drug abuse on…

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JIS VII 1995 ABSTRACTS

JIS VII 1995 THE FAMILY JIS VII 1995: 1-24 GOVERNMENT,  MORALITY  AND  THE  FAMILY William R. Marty University of Memphis The question of government and morality is raised by public clashes over the proper role, if any, of government regulation…

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