Patrick J. Deneen writes about the similarities between the current crises in health care and education. He argues that the solutions put forward by both the left and the right will not work. Since both spheres had their origin in the work of the Church, he calls for a rediscovery of the Christian concept of charity that is grounded in (wait for it) the doctrine of vocation–that is, offices of love and service to one’s neighbor.
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