Religion: Religious Ethics

  • The Moral Vision of Iris Murdoch book cover

    The Moral Vision of Iris Murdoch

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Hardback – 2005-08-22

  • Managing God's Business: Religious and Faith-Based Organizations and their Management book cover

    Managing God's Business

    Religious and Faith-Based Organizations and their Management, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Torry

    Religious and faith-based organisations constitute a large and important group of organisations. This is the first book to study systematically their characteristics and the distinctive challenges they pose to the people managing them. Malcolm Torry discusses how to define religious and…

    Hardback – 2005-08-16

  • Furthering Humanity: A Theology of Culture book cover

    Furthering Humanity

    A Theology of Culture, 1st Edition

    By T.J. Gorringe

    How should we reflect theologically about culture? Tim Gorringe presents a threefold, and interrelated, reflection organised around culture, power and mission. First, Gorringe interrogates culture through contemporary cultural studies but also through the contribution of the great eighteenth…

    Paperback – 2004-03-28

  • The Ecclesiology of Stanley Hauerwas: A Christian Theology of Liberation book cover

    The Ecclesiology of Stanley Hauerwas

    A Christian Theology of Liberation, 1st Edition

    By John B. Thomson

    This book presents the theological work of Stanley Hauerwas as a distinctive kind of 'liberation theology'. John Thomson offers an original construal of this diffuse, controversial, yet highly significant modern theologian and ethicist. Organising Hauerwas' corpus in terms of the focal concept of…

    Hardback – 2003-07-16
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Science, Theology, and Ethics book cover

    Science, Theology, and Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Ted Peters

    Science challenges faith to seek fuller understanding, and faith challenges science to be socially and ethically responsible. This book begins with faith in God the Creator of the world, and then expands our understanding of creation in light of Big Bang cosmology and new discoveries in physics.…

    Hardback – 2003-06-05
    Routledge Science and Religion Series

  • The Sacred and the Profane: Contemporary Demands on Hermeneutics book cover

    The Sacred and the Profane

    Contemporary Demands on Hermeneutics, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Hardback – 2003-04-28

  • Religion and Civil Society: Rethinking Public Religion in the Contemporary World book cover

    Religion and Civil Society

    Rethinking Public Religion in the Contemporary World, 1st Edition

    By David Herbert

    This book presents the first full-length study of the relationship between religion and the controversial concept of civil society. Across the world in the last two decades of the twentieth century religions re-entered public space as influential discursive and symbolic systems apparently beyond…

    Hardback – 2003-04-16
    Religion, Culture and Society Series

  • Mencius, Hume and the Foundations of Ethics book cover

    Mencius, Hume and the Foundations of Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Xiusheng Liu

    What is the most distinctive feature of human nature? Does human nature play any significant role in explaining ethical objectivity? How do we arrive at moral judgments? What is the relationship between moral judgments and moral motivation? In answering these questions, this book defends a…

    Hardback – 2003-03-28
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Moral Philosophy and the Holocaust book cover

    Moral Philosophy and the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By Eve Garrard, Geoffrey Scarre

    How far can we ever hope to understand the Holocaust? What can we reasonably say about right and wrong, moral responsibility, praise and blame, in a world where ordinary reasons seem to be excluded? In the century of Nazism, ethical writing in English had much more to say about the meaning of the…

    Paperback – 2003-02-12

  • Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise: Exploring 'The Will of God' book cover

    Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise

    Exploring 'The Will of God', 1st Edition

    By Theo Verbeek

    This book presents the first accessible analysis of Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico-politicus, situating the work in the context of Spinoza’s general philosophy and its 17th-century historical background. According to Spinoza it is impossible for a being to be infinitely perfect and to have a…

    Hardback – 2003-02-06

  • Ordinary Theology: Looking, Listening and Learning in Theology book cover

    Ordinary Theology

    Looking, Listening and Learning in Theology, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Astley

    'Ordinary theology' is Jeff Astley's phrase for the theology and theologising of Christians who have received little or no theological education of a scholarly, academic or systematic kind. Astley argues that an in-depth study of ordinary theology, which should involve both empirical research and…

    Paperback – 2002-12-23
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Bonhoeffer on Freedom: Courageously Grasping Reality book cover

    Bonhoeffer on Freedom

    Courageously Grasping Reality, 1st Edition

    By Ann L. Nickson

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer lived most of his adult life in Hitler’s Germany, under one of the last century’s most restrictive regimes. He spent his final years in a Nazi prison, deprived of the basic freedoms which most of us take for granted. Against this backdrop, his theological reflections on the true…

    Hardback – 2002-09-28
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

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