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The darker side of virtue

corruption, scandal, and the Mormon empire
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Prometheus Books , Buffalo, N.Y
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Controversial literature, Mormon Church -- Controversial liter
StatementAnson Shupe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8645 .S57 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1867817M
ISBN 100879756543
LC Control Number90026060
OCLC/WorldCa22890499

There is a darker side to many of these well-known Mormon virtues. They can be two-edged swords, destructive as well as constructive to those who unquestionably take them for granted." (Pg. 10) Here are some other quotations from the book:Cited by: 3.

The Dark Sides of Virtue. David Kennedy. —Donald W. Jackson, The Law and Politics Book Review "Important and timely The most systematic and attentive treatment of the problems that arise when ideas of humanitarian professionalism contradict the real needs of people in distress."Released on: Aug The name refers to a story showing the dark side of Knoxville right out of the book, 'Suttree.' He blames it on a writer from Switzerland who thought that the "city" was dirty and ugly; she took morphine in making her views by: "David Kennedy's new book reflects on the misunderstandings and mistakes that sometimes lurk amidst the work and results of well-intentioned people who are trying to make the world a better place This is a disheartening but essential book."--Donald W.

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Adventures from the Book of Virtues is an American animated children's television series based on the books The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories, and The Children's Book of Virtues, both by William Bennett, who served as Secretary of Education under President Ronald Reagan.

The program focuses on two main human characters, Annie and Zach, who learn various life lessons from. Virtue, in Christianity, any of the seven virtues selected as being fundamental to Christian consist of the four “natural” virtues, those inculcated in the old pagan world that spring from the common endowment of humanity, and the three “theological” virtues, those specifically prescribed in Christianity and arising as special gifts from God.In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent).

A Man-at-Arms becoming Stalwart. A Virtue is one of the states a hero can enter upon reaching stress, the other being an Affliction. Virtuous heroes have increased stats and can randomly heal themselves, reduce stress of the party, or buff their teammates at the start of their turn.

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