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- Wiley 2011; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.56
Religion is one of the most powerful forces running through human history, and although often presented as a force for good, its impact is frequently violent and divisive. This provocative work brings together cutting-edge research from both evolutionary and cognitive psychology to help readers understand the psychological structure of religious morality... more...
- Touchstone 2012; US$ 16.99
From one of the most important theologians of the twentieth century, Ethics is the seminal reinterpretation of the role of Christianity in the modern, secularized world. The Christian does not live in a vacuum, says the author, but in a world of government, politics, labor, and marriage. Hence, Christian ethics cannot exist in a vacuum; what the... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 32.95
What may we say about the significance of particular moral actions for one's relationship with God? In this provocative analysis of contemporary Catholic moral theology Darlene Fozard Weaver shows the person as a moral agent acting in relation to God. Using an overarching theological context of sinful estrangement from and gracious reconciliation... 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...
- Fortress Press 2012; US$ 34.99
This survey text for Christian ethics courses traces the sources and traditions which define the history and development of contemporary ethical principles and laws. Distinctive in her approach, Dee Christie takes seriously the importance of narrative in reaching out to students who seek to understand themselves as they face challenges and dilemmas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
This innovative volume brings together the views of leading scholars on a range of controversial subjects including human rights, animal rights, ecology, abortion, euthanasia, and contemporary business practice. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95
What constitutes a 'good' life? On what basis do people of different communities, traditions and faiths interact? These crucial questions of principle and action affect all person, whether relgious or not. Since proper conceptions of the good are perennial in both public and private domains, practical ethics is an evergreen subject. However, few treatments... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2005; US$ 29.95
Pope John Paul II is the second longest serving pope in history and the longest serving pope of the last century. His presence has thrown a long shadow across our time, and his influence on Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world cannot be denied. Much has been written about this pope, but until now, no one has provided a systematic and thorough... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 54.99
Conley calls into question the outdated historical methodologies in use in Christian social ethics and outlines the consequences stemming from them. By adopting the postmodern post-structuralist position of historian Elizabeth Clark, Conley calls ethicists to learn to read for the gaps, silences, and aporias existent in historical texts as well as... more...