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10. On the Limits of Charity

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1. Title Title of document 10. On the Limits of Charity - Everyday Humanism
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Anthony B. Pinn; Rice University;
3. Subject Discipline(s) Philosophy; Religion
4. Subject Keyword(s) humanism; humanist ethics; contemporary ethical issues; theism
5. Subject Subject classification Humanist & secular alternatives to religion (HRQA)
6. Description Abstract This chapter explores the nature and meaning of charity, of the giving of assistance, from a humanist perspective. Drawing from recently natural disasters, it provides attention to how the centrality of human frailty within humanism offers a way of grounding the need to render assistance in ways that do not fall victim the limits of theistic compassion.
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 25-Nov-2014
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
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12. Format File format PDF
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14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.20497
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; Everyday Humanism
16. Language English=en en
18. Coverage Geo-spatial location, chronological period, research sample (gender, age, etc.) United States; Western World,
19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd