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Philosophy, Theology, and the Claims of Justice

Karen Lebacqz

David E. Guinn (ed.)

in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Thirty years ago, both the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research and the collaborative team of Tom L. Beauchamp and James Childress placed ... More


Retrospective

Russell Hardin

in David Hume: Moral and Political Theorist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199232567
eISBN:
9780191715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232567.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter pulls together the strands of argument that arise in throughout this book. It discusses Hume's sometimes explicit, sometimes implicit views of other moral theories — as opposed to ... More


The Emotional Detachment from the Sacred

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul: The Loss of Moral Meaning in American Life

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134919
eISBN:
9780199834563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134915.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Argues that through a felt lack of religious experience, many Americans are emotionally detached from the sacred. Whereas religious ethics ought to be the inspired emulation of God's perceived ... More


Religious Diversity: Familiar Problems, Novel Opportunities

Philip L. Quinn

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter surveys recent work on philosophical issues raised by religious diversity or pluralism. It focuses on four topics. The first is the epistemological challenge of religious diversity. ... More


American Modernity

Lawrence A. Scaff

in Max Weber in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147796
eISBN:
9781400836710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147796.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines Max Weber's thoughts on American modernity based on his observations during his trip to New York City. It first considers Max and Marianne Weber's experience with religious ... More


Farm, Land, Church: Anabaptist Agriculture and Community

Anna L. Peterson

in Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the religious, social, and environmental practices of Old Order Amish communities in the midwestern United States, focusing on the communities around Holmes County, Ohio. It ... More


Community

Anna L. Peterson

in Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the extent to which the Salvadorans and Amish settlements have achieved social justice, protection for vulnerable groups, and democratic institutions and processes in their ... More


Difference, Resemblance, Dialogue: Some Goals for Comparative Political Theology in a Plural Age

Michael Jon Kessler

in Political Theology for a Plural Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199769285
eISBN:
9780199345144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769285.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores how political theology is, in a plural age, a necessarily comparative enterprise. Reflection about political practices and norms and political engagement require encounters with ... More


Beyond Comparative Religious Ethics

Thomas A. Lewis

in Why Philosophy Matters for the Study of Religion—and Vice Versa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744740
eISBN:
9780191805998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744740.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

Both participants and observers often conceive of “comparative religious ethics” (CRE) as a distinct subfield within the larger field of religious ethics. Against this conception, Lewis argues that ... More


Earth-honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key

Larry L. Rasmussen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199917006
eISBN:
9780199980314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

“The unit of survival of human society is not human society. Its unit of survival is nature comprehensively. Our origin, ongoing life, and destiny reside here. The belonging we are born to is ... More


Why Philosophy Matters for the Study of Religion—and Vice Versa

Thomas A. Lewis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744740
eISBN:
9780191805998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744740.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

Philosophy of religion today is characterized by a lacuna: little recent work has engaged with or contributed to broader developments in the academic study of religion. The result has been ... More


Philo’s Reproductive City of God

Kathy L. Gaca

in The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235991
eISBN:
9780520929463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235991.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter argues that Philo's religious sexual ethic is an innovative synthesis which combines the Pentateuchal laws and sexual poetics of spiritual fornication with the sexual-reform plans of the ... More


Religious Zionism, Jewish Law, and the Morality of War: How Five Rabbis Confronted One of Modern Judaism's Greatest Challenges

Robert Eisen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190687090
eISBN:
9780190687120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687090.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

When the state of Israel was established in 1948, it was immediately thrust into war, and rabbis in the religious Zionist community were challenged with constructing a body of Jewish law to deal with ... More


What Is Our Sacred Responsibility in the World?

Madhuri M. Yadlapati

in Against Dogmatism: Dwelling in Faith and Doubt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037948
eISBN:
9780252095207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037948.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines four particular ways in which faith has been expressed as a commitment to one's responsibilities vis-à-vis one's community and God. It discusses Hindu epic illustrations of ... More


Introduction

Laura M. Hartman

in That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter establishes flourishing as an ethical issue. The chapter explores unequal human flourishing, as well as human flourishing that comes at the cost of ecosystem health, both of which occur ... More


Ge Hong’s Doctrine of Immortal Beings

Ji Zhang

in One and Many: A Comparative Study of Plato's Philosophy and Daoism Represented by Ge Hong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835545
eISBN:
9780824871291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835545.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter talks about Ge Hong's attempt to systematize the Western Han's beliefs in immortality, to defend them against detractors, and to insist on their core value for his tradition. Ge Hong ... More


Conclusion

Stephen S. Bush

in Visions of Religion: Experience, Meaning, and Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199387403
eISBN:
9780199387427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387403.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

The concluding chapter of this book presents a summary overview, drawing from the points developed in prior chapters, of what is involved in thinking of religion as a social practice that ... More


That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Laura Hartman (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Can humans flourish without destroying the earth? In this book, experts on many of the world’s major and minor religious traditions address the question of human and earth flourishing. Each chapter ... More


Moment of Reckoning: Imagined Death and Its Consequences in Late Ancient Christianity

Ellen Muehlberger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190459161
eISBN:
9780190459185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459161.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Late antiquity saw a proliferation of Christian texts dwelling on the emotions and physical sensations of dying—not as a heroic martyr in a public square or a judge’s court but as an individual, at ... More


Moral Obligations, or Why We Should Help People Even If We Don’t Like Them

Serena Parekh

in No Refuge: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197507995
eISBN:
9780197508022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507995.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that Western liberal democracies have a moral obligation to rethink the way that refugees are treated during their displacement and to ensure they have access to the minimum ... More


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