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Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Formerly known as the "Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics, this is the second volume of the first year of appearing biannually in its new incarnation and an essential resource for students and faculty pursuing the latest developments in Christian and religious ethics. Contents include, "Ethics, Liberalism and the Law: Toward a Christian consideration of the Morality of Civil Law in Liberal Policies" by Joel James Schuman; "Mental Illness Is Missing--and Why This Matters to Bioethics" by Janet R. Nelson, "'A Threefold Cord Is Not Quickly Broken: ' Virtue, Law, and Ethics in the Talmud" by Dov Nelkin; "United States Welfare Policy in the New Millennium: Catholic Perspectives on What American Society has Learned about Low-Income Families" by Thomas Massaro, S.J.; "Journey Images and the Search for Reconciliation" by William Johnson Everett; "Locke, Martyrdom, and the Disciplinary Power of the Church" by Jennifer A. Herdt; "Should We Design Our Descendants?" by Audrey R. Chapman; "To Tell the Truth: will the Real Public Theology Please Stand Up?" by E. Harold Breitenberg, Jr.; and "After the Slippery Slope: Dutch Experiences on Regulating Active Euthanasia" by Theo A. Boer.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface Selected Essays Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice: Moral Theory in the Making? Larry Rasmussen Constructing Ethics: Reinhold Niebuhr and Harlem Women Activists Traci C. West Asset Development for the Poor James P. Bailey The Right to Reputation and the Preferential Option for the Poor Julia Fleming The Good Sojourner: Third World Tourism and the Call of Hospitality Patrick T. McCormick The Future of Globalization: Seeking Pathways of Transformation Rebecca Todd Peters Practicing Patience, Compassion, and Hope at the End of Life: Mining the Passion of Jesus in Luke for a Christian Model of Dying Well Christopher P. Vogt Virtuous Anger? From Questions of Vindicatio to the Habituation of Emotion William Mattison Book Review Review of Playing God? Human Genetic Engineering and the Rationalization of Public Bioethical Debate by John H. Evans John BerkmanStanley HauerwasJeffrey StoutGilbert MeilaenderJames F. ChildressJohn H. Evans Contributors

Portrait

Christine E. Gudorf is an associate professor in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Florida International University. Paul Lauritzen is chair of the Department of Religious Studies and director of the Program in Applied Ethics at John Carroll University.
EAN: 9781589010178
ISBN: 1589010175
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: GEORGETOWN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2004
Seitenanzahl: 221 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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