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The Blackwell companion to religious ethics

Author: William Schweiker
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Blackwell companions to religion.
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Written by internationally renowned scholars, this Companion maps the moral teachings of the world s religions, and also charts new directions for work in the field of religious ethics.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Schweiker
ISBN: 9780631216346 0631216340 9781405177580 1405177586
OCLC Number: 440150072
Description: XIX, 613 str. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Notes on Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgements. On Religious Ethics: William Schweiker (University of Chicago). PART I: MORAL INQUIRY. 1 Reflection. 1. Moral Theories:Robin W. Lovin (Southern Methodist University). 2. Moral Truth: Maria Antonaccio (Bucknell University). 3. Agents and Moral Formation: Thomas W. Ogletree (Yale University). 4. Ideas of Ethical Excellence:Lee Yearley (Stanford University). 5. Practical Reasoning and Moral Casuistry: Albert R. Jonsen (University of. Washington). 6. Authority and Religious Experience:Darrell J. Fasching (University of South Florida). 2 Transmission. 7. Text and Canon: Michael Fishbane (University of Chicago). 8. Practices:Francis X. Clooney (Boston College). 9. Ritual:Francisca Cho (Georgetown University). 10. Saints and Exemplars:Lamin Sanneh (Yale University). 11. Law and Religion:Winnifred Fallers Sullivan (University of Chicago). 3. Comparison. 12. Norms, Values and Metaphysics:Franklin I. Gamwell (University of Chicago). 13.Cosmology:Frank E. Reynolds and Jonathan Schofer (University of Chicago). 14. Culture and Moral Pluralism:Bruce Grelle (California State University, Chico). 15. History of Religions:Donald K. Swearer (Swarthmore College). 16. Comparison in Religious Ethics:Sumner B. Twiss (Florida State University). PART II: MORAL TRADITIONS. 1. Jewish Ethics. 17. Jewish Ethics?: Hilary Putnam (Harvard University). 18. Foundations of Jewish Ethics: Ronald Green (Dartmouth College). 19. Ethics Differentiated from the Law: Shaul Magid (Jewish Theological Seminary). 20. From Law to Ethics...and Back: Nancy Levene (Williams College). 2. Christian Ethics. 21. Christian Ethics?: Gene Outka (Yale University). 22. Origins of Christian Ethics: Jozef M. L. Van Gerwen (University of Antwerp). 23. Differentiations in Christian Ethics: Vigen Guroian (Loyola College, Baltimore). 24. Trajectories in Christian Ethics: Jean Porter (University of Notre Dame). 3. Islamic Ethics. 25. Muslim Ethics?: Ebrahim Moosa (Duke University). 26. Origins of Islamic Ethics: Foundations and Constructions: A. Kevin Reinhart (Dartmouth College). 27. Islamic Ethics: Differentiations: Abdulaziz Sachedina (University of Virginia). 28. Muslim Ethical Trajectories in the Contemporary Period: Frederick Mathewson Denny (University of Colorado, Boulder). 4. Buddhist. 29. Buddhist Ethics?: John Ross Carter (Colgate University). 30. Origins of Buddhist Ethics: Damien Keown (Goldsmiths College, The University of London). 31. Cultural Differentiation in Buddhist Ethics: Thomas P. Kasulis (Ohio State University). 32. Buddhist Ethics: Trajectories: Charles Hallisey (University of Wisconsin, Madison). 5. Indian/Hindu Ethics. 33. Hindu Ethics?: Roy W. Perrett (University of Hawaii). 34. Origins of Hindu Ethics: Anne Monius (University of Virginia). 35. Differentiations in Hindu Ethics: Maria Heim (California State University, Long Beach). 36. Trajectory of Hindu Ethics: Joseph Prabhu (California State University, Los Angeles). 6. Chinese Ethics. 37. Chinese Ethics?: Eske Mollgaard (Hofstra University). 38. Origins of Chinese Ethics: Philip J. Ivanhoe (University of Michigan). 39. Differentiations in Chinese Ethics: Mark Csikszentmihalyi (University of Wisconsin, Madison). 40. Trajectories of Chinese Ethics: Mark Berkson (Hamline University). 7. African Ethics. 41. African Ethics?: Barry Hallen (Morehouse College). 42. Origins of African Ethics: Segun Gbadegesin (Howard University). 43. Differentiations in African Ethics: Benezet Bujo (University of Fribourg). 44. Trajectories in African Ethics: Laura Grillo (Pacifica Graduate Institute). PART III: MORAL ISSUES . 1. Systems. 45. Economics: Max L. Stackhouse (Princeton Theological Seminary). 46. Technology: Gerald McKenny (University of Notre Dame). 47. Ecology: William French (Loyola University, Chicago). 48. Nations: Jean Bethke Elshtain (University of Chicago). 49. Global Dynamics: Sallie B. King (James Madison University). 50. Religious Membership: Robin Gill (University of Kent,. Canterbury). 2. Persons. 51. Human Rights: Simeon O. Ilesanmi (Wake Forest University). 52. Future Generations: Svend Andersen (University of Aarhus). 53. Health: Katherine K. Young (McGill University). 54. Body Culture: Regina Ammicht-Quinn (Center for Ethics in the Sciences,. Tubingen). 55. Religion and Religious War: John Kelsay (Florida State University). 56. Moral Development: Don S. Browning (University of Chicago). 57. Indigenous Peoples and Religious Moral Identity: Vine Deloria, Jr. (University. of Colorado, Boulder). Glossary of Basic Terms: David Clairmont (University of Chicago). Index
Series Title: Blackwell companions to religion.
Responsibility: edited by William Schweiker.


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"This volume is an extremely thorough and scholarly resource in religious ethics, containing comprehensive essays by fifty-seven scholars, some of them quite well known." (Religious Studies Review, Read more...

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