Child-Rearing in a World of Excess

Protecting children from clear dangers such as pornography, values-free sex education, and innocence-shattering television shows means taking specific, pro-active measures. But there are other, more insidious risks that come from living in a culture of consumerism and excess. They require a different kind of vigilance.

Bill Doherty is the director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the University of Minnesota and the author of several books,...


has covered family issues for over twenty years as a producer for CBS News and as a columnist. Currently a senior editor of Salvo, she has written for First Things, Touchstone, World Magazine and OneNewsNow.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #31, Winter 2014 Copyright © 2019 Salvo |