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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
A discussion of the general presuppositions and ideas which underlie the Christian ethical teaching, treating of such subjects as conscience, the concepts of sin and virtue, and the relation between morality and religion. The book also attempts to explain the traditional Christian attitudes towards certain particular matters of conduct; for example,... more...
- P.J. Penguin Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
August 1969. Judys mother-in-law is killed by a priest in a car accident during a visit to Fort Ridgely, Minnesota, where in 1862, Dakota Indians had been jailed before being publicly hung in Mankato. Judy has a powerful dream. The deceased woman bears a mysterious Indian message. A homemaker and mother of four, Judy uproots the family... more...
- Sheed & Ward 2005; US$ 22.99
In recent American politics, the term OmoralityO has come to be used in a way almost entirely restricted to private family and sexual issues, leaving aside responsibility for immensely consequential decisions about initiating wars, oppressive policies, regressive tax structures, and disregard of the United Nations and international law. more...
- Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 30.95
Charles Curran brings a unique historical and critical analysis to the study of Catholic moral theology in his newest book, The Development of Moral Theology: Five Strands . These strands, differentiating Catholic moral theology from other forms of Christian ethics, include sin and the manuals of moral theology, the teaching of Thomas Aquinas and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Philosophers have been sharply divided in attempts to reconcile the validity of the moral distinctions essential to social well-being with the apparent ethical neutrality of the factual world. The failure to find an agreed solution to this problem produced the popular theory of Logical Empiricism, according to which ethical statements are meaningless.... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 6.95
Celebrated moral theologian Charles E. Curran examines and critiques Pope Benedict XVI?s contribution to Catholic social teaching in this Georgetown Digital Short, available exclusively in this concise digital format. In his eight-year pontificate (2005-13) Pope Benedict XVI wrote two encyclicals that are significant for Catholic social teaching:... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
Taking ethics seriously means coming to terms with the real world where our sense of right and wrong plays out. At their best, faith traditions require daily life to face the tests of philosophy - and confront philosophy with the tests of daily living. If faith-inspired ethics govern all of one?s life, guiding values must constantly be interpreted... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 48.99
Christine Gudorf is at the forefront of rendering comparative religious beliefs meaningful for students, especially in the area of ethics. No teacher is better situated to explain the source and value of religious belief for ethical conduct and to provide insight and wisdom for the range of moral responses. Gudorf?s work focuses on common, everyday... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2013; US$ 38.00
In this eloquently argued work Carys Moseley provides an original angle of criticism on the issue of nationhood and Christianity, asserting that Christianity must relate to nationhood as the nation structure is part of God's plan for humanity. The book addresses three major themes in the field of theology and nationhood. The first is that anti-nationalism... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43
This book explores one of the great questions of our time: How can we preserve our sense of what it means to be a person while at the same time accepting what science tells us to be true?namely, that human nature is continuous with the rest of nature? What, in other words, does it mean to be a person in a world of things? Alan Mittleman shows how... more...