Many of these matters are under fierce debate, and include pre-emptive war, women's rights, terrorism, civil liberties, homosexuality, abortion, the death penalty, science and religion, environmental degradation, nuclear arsenals, America's global image, fundamentalism, and the welding of religion and politics. Carter, sustained by his own lifelong faith, assesses these issues in a forceful and unequivocal, but balanced and courageous way. Our Endangered Values is a book that his millions of readers have eagerly awaited.
Jimmy Carter tells the reader in the voice of a personal face-to-face conversation his view, thoughts and opinions. He share a poem he wrote about his experience during his Administration. The moral dilemma he paints is one of a concerned citizen but he isn't opinionated or harsh in his delivery. A great book to read that is very balanced and doesn't pick favoritism of political party.
A perfect read for readers outside the U.S., here is a President that made a POSITIVE impact in the Middle East, notably his involvement with the peace treaty with the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.-JuanCarletto...Continua
An eloquent discourse on everything from the arms race and global warming, to tolerance and the separation of church and state. Having Carter himself sharing his thoughts and research only enhances the experience.