Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics by William Schweiker
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Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics
By William Schweiker

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Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics by William Schweiker

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Written 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 Details

ISBN: 9781405177580
ISBN-10: 1405177586
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 175mm x 47mm)
Pages: 640
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

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Theological Ethics in a Global Context by William Schweiker Theological Ethics in a Global Context, Hardback (March 2004)

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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