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Love of Learning

Desire for Justice

A collection of essays stemming from college professors’ struggle to create an atmosphere of creative excellence and effective social justice for their undergraduate students.  Love of Learning: Desire for Justice concerns the dynamic interplay between the life of the mind and spirit, where academics and social support work to strengthen each other.

140 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1995

Religion: Religion and Society

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Table of Contents

Introduction, by William Reiser, S.J.
1. A Church of the Poor and for the Poor, by James F.X. Pratt, S.J.
2. An Invitation to Conversation about Undergraduate Education and the OPtion for the Poor, by Mary E. Morton
3. The Option for the Poor and Undergraduate Education, by David J. O’Brien
4. "Love Your Enemies" and the Option for teh Poor, by David Gill, S.J.
5. Thoughts on Personal Wealth, by Peter Perkins
6. Childhood Poverty: Sociology and the Option for the Poor, by David M. Hummon
7. Option versus Options for the Poor: Selected Economic Issues, by Charles H. Anderton and David K. W. Chu
8. Not a Private Matter: Pedagogies and Strategies for Institutional Change, by Carolyn Howe
9. Holy Cross’ Mission in Light of the Preferential Option for the Poor, by Mauri A. Ditzler
10. Preferential Option for the Poor: Social Justice and Curriculum Reform, by Gary P. DeAngelis
11. Women and the Option for the Poor, by Mary Ann Hinsdale, I.H.M.
12. Afterword: Where Do We Go from Here? by William Reiser, S.J.
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