Religion: Religious Ethics

  • Interreligious Perspectives on Mind, Genes and the Self: Emerging Technologies and Human Identity book cover

    Interreligious Perspectives on Mind, Genes and the Self

    Emerging Technologies and Human Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Tham, Chris Durante, Alberto García Gómez

    Attitudes towards science, medicine and the body are all profoundly shaped by people’s worldviews. When discussing issues of bioethics, religion often plays a major role. In this volume, the role of genetic manipulation and neurotechnology in shaping human identity is examined from multiple…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • Putting Others First: The Christian Ideal of Others-Centeredness book cover

    Putting Others First

    The Christian Ideal of Others-Centeredness, 1st Edition

    By T. Ryan Byerly

    When deciding what to do, is it best to treat one’s own interests as more important than the interests of others, others’ interests as more important than one’s own, or one’s own and others’ interests as equally important? This book develops an account of others-centeredness, a way of putting…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Environmental Health Risks: Ethical Aspects book cover

    Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity: A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church book cover

    Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity

    A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church, 1st Edition

    By Neil Patterson

    Discipline in an ecclesiastical context can be defined as the power of a church to maintain order among its members on issues of morals or doctrine. This book presents a scholarly engagement with the way in which legal discipline has evolved within the Church of England since 1688. It explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Reconstructing Nonviolence: A New Theory and Practice for a Post-Secular Society book cover

    Reconstructing Nonviolence

    A New Theory and Practice for a Post-Secular Society, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Baldoli

    Nonviolent methods of action have been a powerful tool since the early twentieth century for social protest and revolutionary social and political change, and there is diffuse awareness that nonviolence is an efficient spontaneous choice of movements, individuals and whole nations. Yet from a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Christos Yannaras: Philosophy, Theology, Culture book cover

    Christos Yannaras

    Philosophy, Theology, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Andreopoulos, Demetrios Harper

    Christos Yannaras is one of the most significant Orthodox theologians of recent times. The work of Yannaras is virtually synonymous with a turn or renaissance of Orthodox philosophy and theology, initially within Greece, but as the present volume confirms, well beyond it. His work engages not only…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Buddhism, Meditation, and Free Will: A Theory of Mental Freedom book cover

    Buddhism, Meditation, and Free Will

    A Theory of Mental Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Rick Repetti

    Traditionally, Buddhist philosophy has seemingly rejected the autonomous self. In Western philosophy, free will and the philosophy of action are established areas of research. This book presents a comprehensive analytical review of extant scholarship on perspectives on free will. It studies and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Sacred Marriages: A Discourse Analysis book cover

    Sacred Marriages

    A Discourse Analysis, 1st Edition

    By David F. Mullins

    This book represents a new direction in the study of religion and marriage by using a postmodern theoretical framework focusing on gendered discourse and culture, to examine the meaning of sacred marriage within social contexts. Drawing upon data from in-depth interviews of couples in long-term,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Religion

  • Eschatology as Imagining the End: Faith between Hope and Despair book cover

    Eschatology as Imagining the End

    Faith between Hope and Despair, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sigurd Bergmann

    As society becomes more concerned with the future of our planet, the study of apocalypse and eschatology become increasingly pertinent. Whether religious or not, peoples’ views on this topic can have a profound effect on their attitudes to issues such as climate change and social justice and so it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge book cover

    The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Dallas Willard

    Edited by Steven L. Porter, Aaron Preston, Gregg A. Ten Elshof

    Based on an unfinished manuscript by the late philosopher Dallas Willard, this book makes the case that the 20th century saw a massive shift in Western beliefs and attitudes concerning the possibility of moral knowledge, such that knowledge of the moral life and of its conduct is no longer…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Pacifism and Pentecostals in South Africa: A new hermeneutic for nonviolence book cover

    Pacifism and Pentecostals in South Africa

    A new hermeneutic for nonviolence, 1st Edition

    By Marius Nel

    Most of the early twentieth-century Pentecostal denominations were peace churches that encouraged a stance of conscientious objection. However, since the Second World War Pentecostals have largely abandoned their pacifist viewpoint as they have taken on a more literal Biblical hermeneutic from…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Lutheran Theology and Secular Law: The Work of the Modern State book cover

    Lutheran Theology and Secular Law

    The Work of the Modern State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie A. Failinger, Ronald W. Duty

    This collection brings together lawyers and theologians in the U.S. and Europe to reflect on Lutheran understandings of the political use of the law by secular governments. The book furthers the intellectual conversation about how Lutheran insights can be used to develop jurisprudence and specific…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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