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Volume 6 & 7

Contents

Introduction: the return of the human spirit


Religious tradition and the human spirit .................1


The place of religion in society........................ 5


The protection of religious freedom..................8


A politics of the human spirit........................14


An overview of the rest of this volume.............19


Spiritual literacy as social resource


Why should a kid pay for a ticket on a train? An
argument for religion in education...................23


Drug addiction as a function of existential void and
the cultural repression of spiritual values...... ....37


Aging and spirituality.................................45


Sexuality and human identity


Heterosexuality and human identity...............54


Transgenderism and the dissolution of identity...62


What life is and why euthanasia is wrong


Why killing is wrong .................................74

The nihilism in euthanasia..............................79


The contagion of euthanasia ...........................82


Conflict resolution: the common moral authority


An ethical supplementation of the Harvard
Negotiation Project......................................89


Jonathan Pollard: to whom is loyalty due?................109


Personal ethics in mass organizations


The de-bureaucratization of care and welfare .......122


The ethics of corporate leadership....................125


Manifesto


A populism of the spirit ...............................130