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Comparative religious ethics : a narrative approach

Author: Darrell J Fasching; Dell deChant
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2001.
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Assumes that there is a 'Christian' or 'Buddhist' solution to an ethical issue, and reflects instead the way in which ancient stories from diverse religions have influenced ethical issues. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darrell J Fasching; Dell deChant
ISBN: 0631201246 9780631201243 0631201254 9780631201250
OCLC Number: 782980661
Description: vii, 325 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface.Acknowledgments.Part I: Post/Modern Stories of War and Peace.Introduction: Storytelling and Comparative Religious Ethics.1. Religion, Ethics and Storytelling.Religion: The Sacred and the Holy.The Awakening of Ethical Consciousness: The Power of Religious Stories, East and West.The Great Religious Stories of the World - An Overview.A Postscript on Religious Language - A Word of Caution.2. Stories of War and Peace - Ancient and Post/Modern.Tales of Demonic Madness - From Auschwitz to Hiroshima.Auschwitz and Hiroshima. The Formative Religious Events of the Post/Modern World.Tchno-bureaucratic Rationality and the Demise of Ethical Consciousness.Doubling and the Myth of Life through Death: The Spiritual Logic of Mass Death in the 20th Century.Apocalypse - A Story of War as Ritual Purification.The Way of All the Earth: Global Ethics and Tales of Divine Madness.Part II: War and Peace: Ancient Stories and Post/Modern Life Stories. Introduction to Part II: Ethics After Auschwitz and Hiroshima.3. The Religious Quest and the birth of Ethics.The Story of Gilgamesh: The Crises of Morality, Mortality and Meaning.Urbanization, Doubling and Death.The Story of the Trial of Socrates.The Socratic Invention of Ethics and the Way of Doubt.4. Hindu Stories - Ancient and Post/Modern.Cosmic Story: The Myth of Liberation.Formative Story: Arjuna and Krishna.Life Story: Mohandas K. Gandhi and the Way of Brahmacharya.Comparative Reflections: The Paradoxes of War and Peace.5. Buddhist Stories - Ancient and Post/Modern.Formative Story: Siddhartha.The Cosmic Story Revised: The Myth of Liberation.Life Story: Thich Nhat Hanh and the Way of Mindfulness.Comparative Reflections: Gandhi and Thich Nhat Hanh.6. Jewish Stories - Ancient and Post/Modern.Cosmic Story: The Myth of History.Formative Story: The Audacity of Job.Life Story: Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Way of Audacity.Comparative Reflections: Heschel, Gandhi and Thich Nhat Hanh.7. Christian Stories - Ancient and Post/ModernFormative Story: Jesus of Nazareth.The Cosmic Story Revised: The Incarnation of the World.Life Story: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Way of the Cross.Comparative Reflections: King, Heschel, Gandhi and Thich Nhat Hanh.8. Islamic Stories - Ancient and Post/Modern.Formative Story: Muhammad.Cosmic Story: Further Revisions of the Myth of History.Life Story: Malcolm X and the Way of Pilgrimage.Comparative Reflections: Just War or Non-Violence? - Malcolm's Argument with the Gandhian Tradition.Part III: The Way of All the Earth.Introduction.9. Feminist Audacity and the Ethics of Interdependence.The Feminist Challenge to the Myths of Life through Death.The Feminist Alternative: Interdependence and the Ethics of Care.Life Story: Joanna Macy and Buddhist Ecofeminism.Life Story: Rosemary Ruether and Christian Ecofeminism.10. The Way of All the Earth.The Story of Babel: From Ethnocentrism to Interdependence.Ecofeminism and the Ecology of Conscience.The Way of All the Earth.Questions for Discussion.Reference.Index.
Responsibility: Darrell J. Fasching and Dell deChant.

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