chapter  8
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Catholic Values and Education Policy

ByGerald Grace

In his magnum opus, Catholicism (1994), Richard McBrien approaches the question of Catholic values in these terms:

There is no authoritative guidebook by which Christians can determine in almost every conceivable circumstance what is consistent with the Gospel and what is not . . . The challenge of moral education therefore is not the teaching of moral rules but the development of Christian character . . .