Renewing American compassion by Marvin N. Olasky

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Published by Regnery Pub., Distributed to the trade by National Book Network in Washington, D.C, Lanham, MD .

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Statementby Marvin Olasky ; foreword by Newt Gingrich.
LC ClassificationsHV95 .O42 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 201 p. ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL662231M
ISBN 100895264145
LC Control Number97007707

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Tough Love. Renewing American Compassion by Marvin Olasky Free Press. $ In a now-classic essay that appeared in these pages a quarter-century ago, Nathan Glazer observed that there were but two distinctive approaches to social policy: the liberal and the radical.

1 In the liberal view, government was an engine for ameliorating social problems; in the radical view, nothing could. In Renewing American Compassion, Olasky reminds us that the original meaning of compassion is "suffering with": from this definition, he constructs an entirely new framework for helping the needy.

Olasky shows how dozens of charities and individuals have connected to, and uplifted, the needy. Buy a cheap copy of Renewing American Compassion: How book by Marvin Olasky. Offers dozens of success stories, and a summary of history's lessons, to show concrete ways for each of us to help our by: Throughout the book, Olasky cites example after example of organizations and congregations which are providing this sort of charity.

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Renewing American Compassion is the sequel to The Tragedy of American Compassion, Olasky's historical account of private charitable activity in the United States in the nineteenth century. In three chapters of the new book, Olasky summarizes the key themes from the earlier by:   Thankfully, Marvin Olasky recognizes this remarkable fact and does not belabor the obvious.

His book Renewing American Compassion is instead a survey and evaluation of contemporary poverty relief efforts—both privately-funded charitable enterprises and state-funded welfare reform programs.

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Marvin Olasky (born J ) is editor-in-chief of WORLD Magazine, dean of the World Journalism Institute, and the author of 26 books including Fighting for Liberty and Virtue and The Tragedy of American has been married since to writer Susan Olasky, and they have four sons and five grandchildren.

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