Doing Justice in Our Cities: Lessons in Public Policy from America's Heartland  -     By: Warren Copeland
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Doing Justice in Our Cities: Lessons in Public Policy from America's Heartland

Westminster John Knox Press / 2009 / Paperback

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Warren Copeland, Professor of Religion at Wittenberg University and Mayor of Springfield, Ohio, draws from his experience of more than two decades in city politics and addresses head-on the issue of Christian ethics in public service. Throughout, Copeland animates the entire discussion with numerous anecdotes from his tenure in City Hall, combining examples of specific ethical issues in American cities with theological and ethical reflection. Then he takes it a step further by including specific suggestions for addressing social injustice in a manner that is true to Christian faith.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0664232299
ISBN-13: 9780664232290
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Warren Copeland draws from his experience of more than two decades in city politics and addresses head on the issue of Christian ethics in public service. Throughout, he animates the discussion with numerous anecdotes from his tenure in City Hall, combining examples of specific ethical issues in American cities with theological and ethical reflection. Then he takes it a step further by including specific suggestions for addressing social injustice in a manner that is true to Christian faith.

Author Bio

Warren R. Copeland is Professor of Religion and Director of Urban Studies at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. Appointed to the Springfield, Ohio, City Commission in 1988, he was later elected to four four-year terms and went on to serve as Mayor. He is the author of And the Poor Get Welfare and Economic Justice.

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