Many theological traditions see the government as having an important role in society, which includes care for those in need.
In “The Case for a Culturally Competent WIC Program”, Juliana D’Aoust, Azusa Pacific University student, and her faculty advisor, Dr. Priscila Castaneda, provide recommendations for designing a more culturally competent WIC program, as well as recommendations for how civil society institutions can participate in supporting families.
This September Shared Justice will publish the 2019 Student-Faculty Research Prize reports. In anticipation of their release, we are publishing excerpts from last year’s “Reframing the Safety Net” series. Emily Miller, a recent graduate of Wheaton College, and her faculty advisor Dr. Timothy Taylor, professor of politics and international relations at Wheaton College, were recipients of…
“While the economy has been doing very well recently, it has masked underlying issues like the escalating student loan crisis. Debt impacts not just an individual’s own physical, mental, spiritual, and financial wellbeing, but it also impacts their family, the institutions of which they are a part, and their community as a whole.”
Principled pluralism cultivates a spirit of peaceful disagreement in the public square while safeguarding a community’s social institutions and civil structures. People embody the ideals of principled pluralism when they treat fellow humans with respect and dignity; listening to and learning from the viewpoint of the “other”….