Bill Clinton

Special Focus:
Character: Who Cares?

Charges of sexual impropriety have once more been levelled at the President. Questions of his ethical character are thus raised anew. Recent polls and "man-on-the-street" interviews indicate that the general public shows little concern over Mr. Clinton's personal ethics, at least so long as they like his job performance. Let us leave aside the related questions regarding the allegations of dishonesty and suborning perjury for the moment. Considering the emphasis we place on the adherence to right policies, is it important that our publicly elected officials have good moral character? Or, generally speaking, does character really matter at all in life? We have put together a special focus on this issue.

Politics of Virtues, Government of Knaves
J. Budziszewski
Is virtue important for government leaders? The author provides many insights as he answers this perennial question.

Character Deficiency Syndrome
Garry D. Nation
What really causes our many social problems in America today? Many experts use a disease model to diagnose our cultural maladies. The author suggests an alternative view.

The World's Oldest Virtue
Judith Martin
How does one practice virtue within the social conventions and traditions that exist to preserve society? The author addresses this issue philosophically, with a nod to history.

Integrity: What's the Price?
Patrick Morley
A small but practical guide to integrity by way of honesty.

Biblical Christian or Cultural Christian?
Patrick Morley
Are most Christians influenced too much by society? Can they even be properly called "Christians."

God's Will and Man's Character
John H. Stoll, Th.M., Ph.D
The problem of sin is answered by the will of God.

Don't Squeeze the Balloon
John H. Stoll, Th.M., Ph.D
The believer should be careful about what influences he allows himself to come into contact with.

The Illusion of Moral Neutrality
J. Budziszewski
Is it either possible or desirable to be morally neutral in the public sphere?

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