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The Unitarian Universe

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a culture of contradictions where religiously liberal people tend to be socially conservative, where the pulpits' descriptions of truth conflict with the daily reality known in ... More


Equity, Natural Law, and Common Grace

Paul Helm

in John Calvin's Ideas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199255696
eISBN:
9780191602429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199255695.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Takes up again the question of our natural knowledge of God. Is there for Calvin a natural knowledge of God's law? Was Calvin a Divine Command Theorist in ethics? It is argued that he was not, except ... More


Religious Diversity and Multiculturalism: Theoretical Issues

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Religion is not ordinarily an ethnic identity, although it may be reinterpreted to construct one; and even if it is not reinterpreted to construct one, it may still be considered relevant for ... More


Climate Debt, White Privilege, and Christian Ethics as Political Theology

Cynthia D. Moe-Lobeda

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Few of Earth’s goods are more deeply common goods serving the common good(s) than the Earth’s atmosphere. We human creatures—as all creatures—hold in common our need for it. Jeopardizing it puts all ... More


Reshaping the Islamic Finance Industry: Applying the Lessons Learned from the Global Financial Crisis

Rafe Haneef and Edib Smolo

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the lessons learned from the global financial crisis of 2008 and how they can be applied to reshape the Islamic financial industry. It analyses some of the significant flaws in ... More


Assessing the Resilience of Islamic Banks: An Empirical Analysis

Rania Abdelfattah Salem and Ahmed Mohamed Badreldin

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the performance of leading Islamic banks before and during the financial crisis of 2008 based on standard measures such as return on equity, cost-income ratios and risk ... More


Stability of Islamic Banks: A Comparison of Conventional and Islamic Banks

Matthias Verbeet

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter compares the financial stability of Islamic banks with that of conventional banks in terms of performance based on measures such as return on equity and changes in capital structure such ... More


Liquidity Risk Management and Financial Performance of Islamic Banks: Empirical Evidence

Noraini Mohd Ariffin and Salina Hj. Kassim

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter investigates how Islamic banks manage liquidity risk and handle maturity mismatches, as well as the relationship between liquidity risk management and financial performance as measured ... More


Eureka! in Milan: When Ambrose Taught Augustine What He Already Knew

Michael Cameron

in Christ Meets Me Everywhere: Augustine’s Early Figurative Exegesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199751297
eISBN:
9780199950584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751297.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

About the year 384 Augustine arrived in Milan in a state of disillusionment with Manicheeism. But Ambrose opened up new vistas by reading the Old Testament as a text strategically veiled with ... More


Introduction

C. Melissa Snarr

in All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741122
eISBN:
9780814788592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741122.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter presents three major insights that can be obtained in analyzing religious activists in the living wage movement. First, the roles of religious activists and their ethical ... More


Moderation and Justice

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur'anic Principle of Wasatiyyah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190226831
eISBN:
9780190226855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226831.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

If extremism signifies the opposite of wasaÏiyyah, then justice is conceptually its closest synonym. Hence, much of the blueprint on justice in the sources of Islam also applies, mutatis mutandis, to ... More


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