Theological Ethics in a Global Context
In the Time of Many Worlds
By (author) William Schweiker
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Theological Ethics in a Global Context by William Schweiker
Book DescriptionThe nature of ethics has been the subject of much controversy and argument in recent decades. "Theological Ethics and Global Dynamics" tackles these various debates, offering a wide-ranging, comprehensive, and provocative statement of the nature of theological ethics in global times. It offers an accessible, lively, and provocative statement of the nature of moral philosophy and theological ethics in contemporary times. It tackles various perspectives on debates about distinctly Christian ethics. It argues that we need to reframe the arena in which moral questions are asked. It engages a range of positions, exploring distinctively modern issues such as moral and cultural relativism, globalization, problems of consumption and violence, and religious pluralism. It addresses the complexity of certain ethical decisions, which are difficult and far from clear-cut, and yet presents an ethical understanding which is both humane and deeply religious.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405113441
(236mm x 161mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2004
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
William Schweiker is Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of Chicago. An award-winning essayist, his publications include The Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics (Ed., 2004), Power, Value and Conviction: Theological Ethics in the Postmodern Age (1998), Responsibility and Christian Ethics (1995) and Mimetic Reflection: A Study in Hermeneutics, Theology and Ethics (1990).
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