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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

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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'... avoids the academicism of much political theory by demonstrating how concepts of justice actually shape public policy. It will thus be valuable not only for Christians working in social and Read more...

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