The Compassionate Community

Ten Values to Unite America

Jonathan Miller; Afterword by Al Gore

Palgrave Macmillan Trade

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Kentucky State Treasurer Jonathan Miller, a rising star in the Democratic party and the leading advocate for a broader discussion of faith within politics, identifies ten nonpartisan values that unite all Americans, and uses Old Testament stories to highlight them. As an elected official in a "red" and largely Christian state, he has come to understand that although faith is often the source of divisiveness, the language of faith can bring Americans together. Inspiring stories from the Hebrew Bible illustrate Miller's plan to form a Compassionate Community. He shows that these lessons have the power to strengthen our country for future generations.

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Praise for The Compassionate Community

"A must-read for all Americans concerned about the future of their country."--Publishers Weekly
 
"A call that resonates."--Lexington Herald-Ledger
 
"Miller's elegantly constructed, value-laden Compassionate Community offers us a compelling balance between respect for the past and faith in the future."--from the afterword by Al Gore
 
"Democrats can appeal to these moderate religious citizens, but only if they take Miller's advice."--Democratic Leadership Council
 
"Miller himself is as interesting as the book."--Nashville Scene
 
"A convincing and comprehensive case."--Blueprint

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Jonathan Miller; Afterword by Al Gore

Jonathan Miller is the State Treasurer of Kentucky and is running for Governor. He has been named an emerging national leader by groups as diverse as the Democratic Leadership Council, the United Jewish Communities, and the Aspen Institute. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

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The Compassionate Community
Ten Values to Unite America
Jonathan Miller; Afterword by Al Gore

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
September 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781403984951
ISBN10: 1403984956
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 256 pages
$14.95

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Hardcover
St. Martin's Press
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
September 2006
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781403974082
ISBN10: 140397408X
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 256 pages
$24.95
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