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Transforming Our Days: Finding God Amid the Noise of Modern Life
Many of us are concerned about the moral issues presented by modern technology. We wonder about the appropriate use of genetic engineering or the limits that should be placed on the use of medical technologies at the end of life. Yet, as we debate these important issues, we often overlook the more profound ways in which modern technology shapes our daily lives in the form ...more
Published September 1st 2007 by Liguori Publications
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While Gaillardetz concludes his argument about communal spirituality within the Church sufficiently, I am not convinced. My major critique of his entire argument is that he begins from a position assuming that his reader is not only Roman Catholic, but believes in the exact same interpretations of Christianity as he does. Any Roman Catholic will tell you that it is a religion that can be analyzed and practically applied to one’s life in any number of ways, and the fact that Gaillardetz does not ...more
This was required reading for a course I'm taking, The Catholic Experience (Catholic Studies minor capstone). I thoroughly enjoyed it and was surprised that I liked it so much. Gaillardetz writes in a style that relates to any reader, and his points touch home.