Kent Dunnington's Addiction and Virtue: Beyond the Models of Disease and PDF

By Kent Dunnington

what's the nature of habit? Neither of the 2 dominant types (disease or selection) safely money owed for the adventure of these who're addicted or of these who're trying to aid them.

In this interdisciplinary paintings, Kent Dunnington brings the missed assets of philosophical and theological research to undergo at the challenge of dependancy. Drawing at the insights of Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, he formulates a substitute for the standard reductionistic models.

Going additional, Dunnington keeps that dependancy is not only an issue dealing with contributors. Its pervasiveness sheds prophetic mild on our cultural second. relocating past problems with person remedy, this groundbreaking examine additionally outlines major implications for ministry in the neighborhood church context.

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