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Christian justice and public policy

Author: Duncan B Forrester
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge studies in ideology and religion, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that Christian theology, although it can no longer claim to provide a comprehensive theory of justice, can provide insights into justice which give illumination, challenge some  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan B Forrester
ISBN: 0521554314 9780521554312 0521556112 9780521556118
OCLC Number: 35814882
Description: xiv, 274 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Theology and public policy yesterday and today --
'Nobody knows what justice is': the problem of justice in a morally fragmented society --
Punishment and prisons --
Poverty --
Fairness is not enough --
Justice and the market --
Communication, gender and justice --
Lively and truthful survivals? --
Love, justice and justification --
Justice and community --
The hope of justice.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in ideology and religion, 10.
Responsibility: Duncan B. Forrester.
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