Religion and the Human Future
An Essay on Theological Humanism
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Religion and the Human Future by William Schweiker
Book DescriptionThis powerful manifesto outlines a vision called theological humanism based on the idea that that the integrity of life provides a way to articulate the meaning of religion for the human future.* Explores a profound quest to understand the meaning and responsibility of our shared and yet divided humanity amidst the uncertainty of modern society* Articulates the idea that human beings are mixed creatures striving for integrity not only trying to conform to God's will* Sets forth a dynamic and robust vision of human life beyond the divisions that haunt the humanities, social sciences, theology, and religious studies
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405155274
(230mm x 157mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2008
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.
Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics, Paperback (December 2007)
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.
Religious Ethics, Hardback (December 2004)» View all books by William Schweiker
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.
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Author Biography - William Schweiker
David E. Klemm is a Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at The University of Iowa. He is the author of a number of books, including Hermeneutical Inqui ry, volumes I and II (1986), The Hermeneutical Theory of Paul Ricoeur: A Constructive Analysis (1983), and is co-editor of Figuring the Self: Subject, Absolute, and Others in Classical German Philosophy (1997), and Meanings in Texts and Actions: Questioning Paul Ricoeur (1993). William Schweiker is Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of Chicago and Director of the Martin Marty Center. He is the author of numerous books, articles and essays, including Theological Ethics and Global Dynamics: In the Time of Many Worlds , and editor of The Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics (both Wiley-Blackwell, 2004).
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