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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
What is dignity in and at work? How is it experienced differently by different groups of working people? Are there enduring divisions of dignity: unequal access to what is accepted to be a fundamental human right? How can we ensure that continued opportunities are available for the creation, maintenance and restoration of dignity at work? This edited... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 32.00
This groundbreaking book provides an analytical tool to understand how and why evil works in the world as it does. Deconstructing memory, history, and myth as received wisdom, the volume critically examines racism, sexism, poverty, and stereotypes. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 135.95
We are pleased to annouce that God’s Companions by Samuel Wells has been shortlisted for the 2007 Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing. www.michaelramseyprize.org.uk Grounded in Samuel Wells’ experience of ordinary lives in poorer neighborhoods, this book presents a striking and imaginative approach to Christian ethics.... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99
Recent interest in Buddhist thought has grown dramatically, and with it the desire to understand where Buddhism stands on a range of contemporary ethical questions, which have not been traditionally addressed. In this engrossing and lucid VSI, seen as a companion to the VSI to Buddhism, Damien Keown examines issues including animal rights, the environment,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 99.95
Moral thinking today finds itself stranded between the particular and the universal. Alasdair MacIntyre's work on narrative, discussed here along with that of Stanley Hauerwas and H. T. Engelhardt, aims to undo the perceived damage done by the Enlightenment by returning to narrative and abandoning the illusion of a disembodied reason that claims... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 99.95
This book argues that moral theology has yet to embrace the recommendations of the Second Vatican Council concerning the ways in which moral theology is to be renewed. There is little or no consensus between theologians regarding the nature, content and uniqueness of Christian morality. After highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the so-called... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 23.99
The second edition of James F. Keenan's Moral Wisdom has been fully revised and updated, including new discussions of social sin and Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical Caritas in Veritate, a clearer exploration of Jesus in the New Testament, and new study questions at the end of each chapter. 'Moral wisdom,' as Father Keenan calls it, is the distinctive... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99
Ethics and Time investigates how temporal orientation influence social-ethics. Re-conceptualizing temporal orientation as the production of new temporalities that allow humans to manifest their potentialities and creatively resist obstacles that impede their flourishing, it shows how a social group's orientation to time frames, informs, and drives... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 33.99
Daniel Harrington, SJ, and James Keenan, SJ, approach moral theology through virtue ethics, asking the key questions, Who am I? Who do I want to become? And how do I get there? With the apostle Paul as a guide, the authors examine the virtues that flow from Scripture and provide a lens through which to interpret Scripture. They explore theological... more...