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- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 28.78
Hauptbeschreibung Dschihad, Kreuzzüge, fundamentalistische Gewalt - die Geschichte des Christentums wie des Islam ist voll von blutigen Ereignissen. Zugleich sind beide Religionen Quelle für Frieden, Nächstenliebe und Menschenwürde. Die Bedeutung von Aggression und Friedfertigkeit in den Schriften und Traditionen beider Weltreligionen diskutieren... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
In this book, Richard Amesbury brings recent developments in Anglo-American philosophy into engagement with dominant currents in contemporary European social theory in order to articulate a pragmatic account of moral criticism. Presented in a lively and accessible style that avoids technical jargon, Morality and Social Criticism argues that the objectivity... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 32.00
Morality, Moral Luck and Responsibility is a critical examination of our understanding of morality and responsibility through the questions raised by the problem of moral luck. The book considers two different approaches to moral luck, the Aristotelian vulnerability to factors outside the agent's control and the Kantian ambition to make morality... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00
This study examines the systematic adoption of modern thought by Protestant theology. It discusses theological models which not only topicalise new age themes on a theological level, but translate them directly into a draft programme. The external characteristic of these positions is the central importance of ethics, which functions as a foundation... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99
Atheism is often considered to be a negative, dark and pessimistic belief, characterised by a rejection of values and purpose and a fierce opposition to religion. This book sets out to dispel the myths that surround atheism and show how a life without religious belief can be meaningful and moral. more...
- F+W Media 2002; US$ 15.95
Judaism has survived for four millennia, and many of its customs, laws, and traditions have remained exactly the same today as in the days of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. The Everything Judaism Book explains the major precepts of this robust religion in language anyone can understand and appreciate. From High Holy Days, such as Passover and Yom Kippur,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This study develops the ethical theory implicit in the writings of Hans Urs von Balthasar, a prominent twentieth-century Swiss Catholic theologian. Balthasars attempt to critically retrieve the concept of beauty for Christian theology yields important ethical insights, culminating in an aesthetic and dramatic theory of ethics: one in which the... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 114.00
Hauptbeschreibung Zu Beginn der 1940er Jahre, mitten in Zweitem Weltkrieg und nationalsozialistischem Terror, wird für Dietrich Bonhoeffer die Frage nach dem Guten zum theologischen Hauptthema. Die daraus entstandene, als monographisches Werk geplante und nur fragmentarisch hinterlassene Ethik bildet sein theologisches Hauptwerk. Deren systematische... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 17.00
What is life about but the continuous posing of the questions: what happens next, and what do we make of it when it arrives? In these highly evocative personal essays, Douglas Bauer weaves together the stories of his own and his parents’ lives, the meals they ate, the work and rewards and regrets that defined them, and the inevitable betrayal... more...