Download e-book for kindle: Addiction and Virtue: Beyond the Models of Disease and by Kent Dunnington

By Kent Dunnington

ISBN-10: 0830839011

ISBN-13: 9780830839018

what's the nature of dependancy? Neither of the 2 dominant versions (disease or selection) safely bills for the event of these who're addicted or of these who're looking to support them.

In this interdisciplinary paintings, Kent Dunnington brings the overlooked assets of philosophical and theological research to endure at the challenge of dependancy. Drawing at the insights of Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, he formulates an alternative choice to the standard reductionistic models.

Going extra, Dunnington continues that dependancy is not only an issue dealing with contributors. Its pervasiveness sheds prophetic gentle on our cultural second. relocating past problems with person therapy, this groundbreaking research additionally outlines major implications for ministry in the neighborhood church context.

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