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Religious ethics

  • Abelard: Ethical Writingsby Peter Abelard; Paul V. Spade; Marilyn McCord Adams

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 13.50

    Abelard's major ethical writings--Ethics, or Know Yourself, and Dialogue between a Philosopher, a Jew and a Christian, are presented here in a student edition including cross-references, explanatory notes, a full table of references, bibliography, and index. more...

  • Warby Joseph L. Allen

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 26.00

    War: A Primer for Christians provides a concise introduction to the main approaches that Christians have taken toward war and examines each approach critically.  Some Christians have supported their country's wars as crusades of good against evil.  Others, as pacifists, have rejected participation in or support for any war.  Still others have followed... more...

  • Morality and Social Criticismby Professor Richard Amesbury

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    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...

  • Morality, Moral Luck and Responsibilityby Dr Nafsika Athanassoulis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00

    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...

  • Ethik als Steigerungsform von Theologie?by Stefan Atze

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 195.92

    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...

  • Atheism: A Very Short Introductionby Julian Baggini

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Do you think of atheists as immoral pessimists who live their lives without meaning, purpose, or values? Think again! Atheism: A Very Short Introduction sets out to dispel the myths that surround atheism and show how a life without religious belief can be positive, meaningful, and moral. more...

  • 1.7.-31.12.2010by Manfred Baldus; Stefan Muckel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 227.54

    die vom Institut für Kirchenrecht und rheinische Kirchenrechtsgeschichte an der Rechtswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität zu Köln betreute Sammlung "Entscheidungen in Kirchensachen seit 1946" bietet die Judikatur staatlicher Gerichte zum allgemeinen Religionsrecht und zum Verhältnis von Kirche und Staat. Die Sammlung ist die einzige... more...

  • The Everything Judaism Bookby Richard D. Bank

    F+W Media 2002; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.08

    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...

  • Love’s Beauty At the Heart of the Christian Moral Lifeby Melanie Susan Barrett

    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. Balthasar’s 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...

  • What Happens Next?by Douglas Bauer

    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 by... more...