Religion: Religious Ethics

  • The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom: Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology book cover

    The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom

    Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Joustra

    Rival understandings of the meaning and practice of the religious and the secular lead to rival public perspectives about religion and religious freedom in North America. This book explores how debates over the American Office of Religious Freedom and its International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • The Buddha in Sri Lanka: Histories and Stories book cover

    The Buddha in Sri Lanka

    Histories and Stories, 1st Edition

    By Gananath Obeyesekere

    This book examines culture, religion and polity in the context of Buddhism. Gananath Obeyesekere, one of the foremost analytical voices from South Asia develops Freud’s notion of ‘dream work’, the ‘work of culture’ and ideas of no-self (anatta) to understand Buddhism in contemporary Sri Lanka. This…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge India

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom: The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom book cover

    Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom, 1st Edition

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every successive generation finds fresh reasons 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. Those geopolitical challenges result from two significant…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality book cover

    From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Carnahan

    For the last several decades, the Just-War debate amongst theologians has been dominated by two accounts of moral rationality. One side assumes a presumption against harm (PAH), and the other identifies with a presumption against injustice (PAI). From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care book cover

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care

    1st Edition

    By Marita Nordhaug

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care examines the conflicting normative claims of partiality and impartiality in nursing care, looking in depth at how to reconcile reasonable concerns for one particular patient with equally important concerns for the maximisation of health-related welfare for all…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Birth in Buddhism: The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom book cover

    Birth in Buddhism

    The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Amy Paris Langenberg

    Recent decades have seen a groundswell in the Buddhist world, a transnational agitation for better opportunities for Buddhist women. Many of the main players in the transnational nuns movement self-identify as feminists but other participants in this movement may not know or use the language of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Ethics of Environmental Health book cover

    Ethics of Environmental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic book cover

    Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic, 1st Edition

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    Nominated for the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2018 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism book cover

    Secular Cosmopolitanism, Hospitality, and Religious Pluralism

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis: The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty book cover

    Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Nonviolence in the Mahabharata: Siva’s Summa on Rishidharma and the Gleaners of Kurukshetra book cover

    Nonviolence in the Mahabharata

    Siva’s Summa on Rishidharma and the Gleaners of Kurukshetra, 1st Edition

    By Alf Hiltebeitel

    In Indian mythological texts like the Mahābhārata and Rāmāyaṇa, there are recurrent tales about gleaners. The practice of "gleaning" in India had more to do with the house-less forest life than with residential village or urban life or with gathering residual post-harvest grains from cultivated…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Living Theodrama: Reimagining Theological Ethics book cover

    Living Theodrama

    Reimagining Theological Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Wesley Vander Lugt

    Living Theodrama is a fresh, creative introduction to theological ethics. Offering an imaginative approach through dialogue with theatrical theory and practice, Vander Lugt demonstrates a new way to integrate actor-oriented and action-oriented approaches to Christian ethics within a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

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