Religion: Religious Ethics

  • Rationality as Virtue: Towards a Theological Philosophy book cover

    Rationality as Virtue

    Towards a Theological Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Schumacher

    For much of the modern period, theologians and philosophers of religion have struggled with the problem of proving that it is rational to believe in God. Drawing on the thought of Thomas Aquinas, this book lays the foundation for an innovative effort to overturn the longstanding problem of proving…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Transcending Boundaries in Philosophy and Theology

  • Religious Rights book cover

    Religious Rights

    1st Edition

    By Lorenzo Zucca

    The central focus of this collection of essays is the role and place of freedom of religion in the protection and promotion of world order. The volume offers competing models of world order from a global perspective and highlights the lack of consensus and considerable variety of practice and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-12
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • Religion, Torture and the Liberation of God book cover

    Religion, Torture and the Liberation of God

    1st Edition

    By Mario I Aguilar

    If God can be used by the powerful to justify violence in the name of order, he can also be used by the weak to illuminate the position of the victims of political conflict. Religion, Torture and the Liberation of God explores the theological possibilities of a God who is a prisoner and a victim of…

    Hardback – 2015-05-04
    Religion and Violence

  • Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist Account book cover

    Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality

    An Intuitionist Account, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Jung

    Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality goes against the grain of various postmodern approaches to morality in contemporary religious ethics. In this book, Jung seeks to provide a new framework in which the nature of common Christian moral beliefs and practices can be given a new meaning. He…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia: Collaborations and Collisions book cover

    Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia

    Collaborations and Collisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ivette M. Vargas-O'Bryan, Zhou Xun

    Recent academic and medical initiatives have highlighted the benefits of studying culturally embedded healing traditions that incorporate religious and philosophical viewpoints to better understand local and global healing phenomena. Capitalising on this trend, the present volume looks at the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence: Religion, Testimony, and Visions of Healing book cover

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence

    Religion, Testimony, and Visions of Healing, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-18
    Religion and Violence

  • Just War and the Ethics of Espionage book cover

    Just War and the Ethics of Espionage

    1st Edition

    By Darrell Cole

    The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Law, Religion and Homosexuality book cover

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality

    1st Edition

    By Paul Johnson, Robert Vanderbeck

    Law, Religion and Homosexuality is the first book-length study of how religion has shaped, and continues to shape, legislation that regulates the lives of gay men and lesbians . Through a systematic examination of how religious discourse influences the making of law – in the form of official…

    Hardback – 2014-05-06

  • Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics: Rethinking the Nonhuman book cover

    Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics

    Rethinking the Nonhuman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Dalal, Chloë Taylor

    To date, philosophical discussions of animal ethics and Critical Animal Studies have been dominated by Western perspectives and Western thinkers. This book makes a novel contribution to animal ethics in showing the range and richness of ideas offered to these fields by diverse Asian traditions.…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Taking Stock of Bonhoeffer: Studies in Biblical Interpretation and Ethics book cover

    Taking Stock of Bonhoeffer

    Studies in Biblical Interpretation and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Stephen J. Plant

    Bonhoeffer's theology continues to prove richly fruitful in the 21st century. This book gathers together Stephen Plant's scholarly engagement with Bonhoeffer's life and theology over two decades. This collection makes accessible Plant's distinctive perspective on Bonhoeffer's theology, in…

    Paperback – 2014-02-28

  • Hinduism and Environmental Ethics: Law, Literature, and Philosophy book cover

    Hinduism and Environmental Ethics

    Law, Literature, and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Christopher G. Framarin

    This book argues that the standard arguments for and against the claim that certain Hindu texts and traditions attribute direct moral standing to animals and plants are unconvincing. It presents careful, extensive, and original interpretations of passages from the Manusmrti (law), the Mahābhārata (…

    Hardback – 2014-02-06
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Karl Barth and Christian Ethics: Living in Truth book cover

    Karl Barth and Christian Ethics

    Living in Truth, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-01-28
    Barth Studies

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