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William Carey International Development Journal is an online journal from William Carey International University, devoted to interdisciplinary research focused on the historical, cultural, and spiritual roots of human problems around the world, as well as analysis and discussion of proposed solutions.

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Special Issue: Social Justice

Aug 17, 2017

We invite additional contributions on the topic of Social Justice. Send inquiries to the Editor: beth.snodderly@wciu.edu. Respectful and thoughtful dialog is open to anyone through the comments sections on articles or blogs. Other special issue topics include:

Strategy and Innovation (here)
Leadership (here)
Cross-Cultural Communication / Translation Studies / Orality (here)
Environmental Studies and Creation Care
Community and Societal Development
Social Justice (here)
Area Studies
Disease Origins (here)
Worldview Transformation
Religious Studies

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Overcome Evil with Good

Aug 16, 20170 comments

In response to the racist violence in Charlottesville VA recently, I can only be appalled. After decades of progress with laws prohibiting racial discrimination I have to conclude that our country just proved that “you can’t legislate morality.” Although, as Martin Luther King Jr. said, “It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me but it can keep him from lynching me and I think that is pretty important.”

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