The Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics
Edited by William Schweiker
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Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics by William Schweiker
Book DescriptionWritten by internationally renowned scholars, this Companion maps the moral teachings of the world's religions, and also charts new directions for work in the field of religious ethics. * Now available in paperback, this is a rich resource for understanding the moral teachings and practices of the world's religions * Includes detailed discussions of issues in moral theory * Offers extensive treatment of the world's major religious traditions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Chinese religions and African religions * Compares the ways in which the religions provide resources for addressing current moral challenges in areas such as ecology, economics, global dynamics, religious war, human rights and other topics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405177580
(247mm x 175mm x 47mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author William Schweiker
Dust That Breathes, Hardback (October 2010)
This is an insightful and masterly look at the challenges and possibilities for Christian life in the contemporary world. Dust that Breathes is unique in its appreciation of the ambiguity of religion, in its representations of the highest human achievements and the very worst of human actions.
Religion and the Human Future, Hardback (September 2008)
Ours is a time when cultures and religions creatively interact but also often collide, and human power increasingly endangers forms of life even while great technological advances enable us to better relieve suffering and want.
Religious Ethics, Hardback (December 2004)
Maps the moral teachings of the world's religions, and also charts different directions for work in the field of religious ethics. This resource is suitable for understanding the moral teachings and practices of the world's religions. It includes detailed discussions of issues in moral theory.
Theological Ethics in a Global Context, Hardback (March 2004)» View all books by William Schweiker
Tackles various perspectives on debates about distinctly Christian ethics. This title argues that we need to reframe the arena in which moral questions are asked. It engages a range of positions, exploring modern issues such as moral and cultural relativism, globalization, problems of consumption and violence, and religious pluralism.
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Author Biography - William Schweiker
William Schwieker is Director of the Martin Marty Center and Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics in the Divinity School, University of Chicago. He is the author of Mimetic Reflections: A Study in Hermeneutics, Theology and Ethics (1990); Responsibility and Christian Ethics (1995); Power, Value and Conviction: Theological Ethics in the Postmodern Age (1998); and Theological Ethics and Global Dynamics: In the Time of Many Worlds (2004). He has published numerous articles and award-winning essays, as well as edited and contributed to five volumes on moral theory and hermeneutics.
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