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Christian justice and public policy

Author: Duncan B Forrester
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 1997
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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan B Forrester
ISBN: 0521554314 9780521554312 0521556112 9780521556118
OCLC Number: 833242091
Description: XIV, 274 Seiten
Contents: Introduction; Part I. Justice in Dispute: 1. Theology and public policy yesterday and today; 2. 'Nobody knows what justice is': the problem of justice in a morally fragmented society; Part II. Policies and Practices: 3. Punishment and prisons; 4. Poverty; Part III. Theories and Theologies: 5. Fairness is not enough; 6. Justice and the market; 7. Communication, gender and justice; Part IV. Theological Fragments: 8. Lively and truthful survivals? 9. Love, justice and justification; 10. Justice and community; 11. The hope of justice; Conclusion.
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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