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  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and problematic experiences with it?   Drawing on an ethnography of Down’s syndrome…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every generation finds a new reason for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Natural Law and Religious Freedom aims to address what is relatively…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 

  • Christianity and Morals

    By Edward Alexander Westermarck

    A thorough examination of many aspects of morality through the lens of Christianity, this book, originally published in 1939, is philosophical in its approach to assessing religion. It compares moral traditions of many world religions and describes their changes over time as well. Written…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • Postmodernism and the Ethics of Theological Knowledge

    By Justin Thacker

    This book establishes the necessary integration of theological knowledge with theological ethics. It does this as a response to the postmodern critique of Christianity, as exemplified in Rorty and Lyotard. They argue that any claim to know God is necessarily tyrannical. Contemporary responses to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Jürgen Moltmann's Ethics of Hope

    Eschatological Possibilities For Moral Action

    By Timothy Harvie

    This book develops a thorough account of the sphere of human moral action in sustained dialogue with Jürgen Moltmann. By examining God's role as promise-giver, particularly in the Christian understanding of resurrection, this work describes the occupancy of both history and space in moral terms.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Reconciliation, Nations and Churches in Latin America

    Edited by Iain S. Maclean

    This book examines the recent phenomenon in Latin America of national Truth and Reconciliation commissions. Few studies have examined the role of Churches or religion in political processes that proclaim valued theological terms as their agenda - truth, forgiveness, and reconciliation. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Theology and Psychology

    By Fraser Watts

    Many people are now interested in the relationship between religion and science, but links between Christian belief and psychology have been relatively neglected. This book opens up the dialogue between Christian theology and modern scientific psychology, approaching the dialogue in both…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • The Moral Vision of Iris Murdoch

    By Heather Widdows

    Iris Murdoch's moral philosophy, although highly influential in 20th century moral theory, is somewhat unsystematic and inaccessible. In this work Widdows outlines the moral vision of Iris Murdoch in its entirety and draws out the implications of her thought for the contemporary ethical debate,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • The Sacred and the Profane

    Contemporary Demands on Hermeneutics

    Edited by Jeffrey F. Keuss

    Hermeneutics continues to be an area of interest to many, yet recent discussions in hermeneutic theory have turned toward fringe areas - whether found in realms of post-structuralism or radical orthodoxy - that have resulted in a 'forgetfulness' of one of hermeneutics' key thinkers, Immanuel Kant.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism

    By Andrew Fiala

    This book explores the idea of religious pluralism while defending the norms of secular cosmopolitanism, which include liberty, tolerance, civility, and hospitality. The secular cosmopolitan ideal requires us to be more tolerant and more hospitable toward religious believers and non-believers from…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Karl Barth and Christian Ethics

    Living in Truth

    By William Werpehowski

    This critical study of Karl Barth's Christian theological ethics discusses Barth's controversial and characteristically misunderstood ethics of divine command. The surprising relation of his 'divine command ethics' to contemporary 'narrative theology' and 'virtue ethics' and specific moral themes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Barth Studies

  • Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence

    Religion, Testimony, and Visions of Healing

    By Gina Messina-Dysert

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture—from a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Religion and Violence

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