Monotheism & ethics : historical and contemporary intersections among Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (eBook, 2012) []
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Monotheism & ethics : historical and contemporary intersections among Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Monotheism & ethics : historical and contemporary intersections among Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Author: Y Tzvi Langermann
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Studies on the Children of Abraham, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
The nexus between monotheism and ethics, especially in the forms professed by the three Abrahamic faiths, is the theme that binds together the studies in this volume. Fourteen leading academics from around the world discuss philosophical and theological connections, historical interactions, as well as responses to new and contemporary issues. Most, though not all of the essays, find a meaningful connection between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011034808
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Y Tzvi Langermann
ISBN: 900421741X 9789004217416 1283334852 9781283334853 9786613334855 6613334855
OCLC Number: 768411355
Language Note: English.
Notes: Partially proceedings of a conference held in Dec. 2008 at Bar-Ilan University.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 289 pages)
Contents: Introduction : Monotheism and ethics : a worthy and timely topic / Y. Tzvi Langermann --
Monotheism and ethics / Lenn E. Goodman --
Approaching distinctiveness : some preliminary considerations and data / William Scott Green --
Religion and morality / William J. Wainwright --
Religious symbolism and moral distinctiveness / Eugene Garver --
Monotheism as a continuing ethical challenge to Jews / Menachen Kellner --
Serving God and moral life / Joseph Boyle --
The ethics of creation : biblical and post-metaphysical views / Michael Fagenblat --
Ibn Miskawayh's Tartīb al-Saʻādāt (the order of happiness) / Roxanne D. Marcotte --
Al-Ghazālī's ethical egoism and divine will / Aladdin M. Yaqub --
One ethic for three faiths / Y. Tzvi Langermann --
Finding common ground among monotheists in bioethics / Aaron L. Mackler --
Protestant bioethics and the new reproductive technologies / Cynthia B. Cohen --
The ethics of Nazīh Abū ʻAfash, a self-styled "Christian atheist" / Basilius Bawardi --
Common ground between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam : an Islamic view of the monotheistic path to morality / Abbas Hamdani.
Series Title: Studies on the Children of Abraham, v. 2.
Other Titles: Monotheism and ethics
Responsibility: edited by Y. Tzvi Langermann.


Fourteen essays by leading scholars from around the world explore the theological, philosophical, and historical connections between the three Abrahamic faiths and ethics. Timely reading for students  Read more...


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"Of special interest to those studying the ethical implications of adhering tocreeds such as imago Dei are essays from Joseph Boyle, Menachem Kellner, and Aaron Mackler. Likewise, Michael Fagenblat Read more...

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