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Author: James H Olthuis; Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Published for the Canadian Corp. for Studies in Religion = Corp. canadienne des Sciences religeuses by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2000.
Series: Comparative ethics series, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of significant essays suggests that to truly honour differences in matters of faith and religion we must publicly exercise and celebrate them. The secular/sacred, public/private divisions--long considered sacred in the West--need to be dismantled if Canada (or any nation state) is to develop a genuine mosaic that embraces fundamental differences instead of a melting pot that marginalizes. An ethics  Read more...
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Towards an ethics of community.
Waterloo, Ont. : Published for the Canadian Corp. for Studies in Religion = Corp. canadienne des sciences religeuses by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)43284259
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James H Olthuis; Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion.
ISBN: 0889203393 9780889203396 9780889206601 0889206600
OCLC Number: 180704478
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 226 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Plotting the margins : a historical episode in the management of social plurality / Robert Sweetman --
Consequences of liberalism : ideological domination in Rorty's public/private split / Hendrik Hart --
Indoctrination and assimilation in plural settings / Ken Badley --
"Woman" in the plural : negotiating sameness and difference in feminist theory / Janet Catherina Wesselius --
Religious conflicts, public policy, and moral authority : reflections on Christian faith and homosexual rights in a plural society / Hendrik Hart --
Rethinking the family : belonging, respecting, and connecting / James H. Olthuis --
Female genital mutilation : an examination of a harmful traditional practice in a Canadian context / Lisa Chisholm-Smith --
Violent asymmetry : the shape of power in the current debate over morality of homosexuality / Ronald A. Kuipers --
Native self-government : between the spiritual fire and the political fire / George Vandervelde --
On identity and aesthetic voice of the culturally displaced / Calvin Seerveld.
Series Title: Comparative ethics series, v. 5.
Responsibility: James H. Olthuis, editor.
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