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Justice and mercy as a value of the education and pedagogy of mercy

Marian Nowak

What is the justice? What is the mercy? – as values of the human existence? What do they mark for education and pedagogy? What does it mean to be a just person? What does it mean to be a merciful person?


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La Misericord est-elle injuste?

Carlo Nanni

La miséricorde – outre que une importance pratique – a aussi un profond sens culturel et anthropologique, que l’école est appelée à approfondir et développer.
Mais à ce propos il y a trois questions, qui sont à surmonter:
(1) la miséricorde est contraire à la mentalité commune d’entendre la justice (voir a propos de la parabole du père miséricordieux, des ouvrier de la dernière heure, du soleil pour tous, du larron crucifié…..)?
(2) Les œuvres de la miséricorde, sont-elles un «amortisseur» social?
(3) L’action miséricordieuse favorise la passivité, l’inaction d’entreprise, le non affrontement des problèmes?
Et donc, quoi faire au niveau de l’éducation?


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The Relationship Between First-Generation College Status and Co-Curricular Engagement on the University Satisfaction of Students

Ricardo Arturo Machón, Angelica Diaz, Nicole Muldoon, Lauren Cullen

Ricardo Arturo Machón, Ph.D., Angelica Diaz, Nicole Muldoon and Lauren Cullen, B.A.* Abstract As an increasing number of first-generation students attend college, it is important for universities to understand and meaningfully respond to the unique needs of these students in…


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The Role of a Catholic University in the Formation of Whole Young Adults: Campus and Community Involvement and Social Awareness in University Students

Ricardo Arturo Machón, Ph.D., Lauren Cullen, B.A., Carlee Kreisel, Alyana Roxas, B.A., and Pamela González, B.A.

What is the proper role of a Catholic university in helping to form compassionate and ethical leaders for society? Is the primary role of a university simply to train competent students for successful jobs and careers or should there be an “added value” to a Catholic education in providing a supportive platform and experiences in order to inspire students to be agents of social change?


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Justice and mercy in Education

Educa | n.º 3 | 2017

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