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Dictionary of ethics, theology, and society

Author: Paul A B Clarke; Andrew Linzey
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Series: Routledge reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Much of what we take for granted in politics, ethics, philosophy and sociology is itself the product of a complex interplay between theology and society. In this unique volume over 250 entries offer a unique synthesis of Judaeo-Christian approaches to social and political issues of wide concern as well as analysing theological and secular positions on matters of religious practice and belief.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Named Person: Wörterbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A B Clarke; Andrew Linzey
ISBN: 0415062128 9780415062121
OCLC Number: 35688047
Description: xxxiii, 926 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Selected entries include:Abortion * AIDS * Animal Rights * Capital Punishment * Communism * Domestic Violence * Drug Addiction * Ecological Theology * Ethics * Evil * Government * Homophobia * Humanism * Imperialism * Liberation Theology * Nuclear Energy * Politics * Pornography * Racism * Sexism * Society * Unemployment * Vivisection * Women's Ordination * Zoos
Series Title: Routledge reference.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Barry Clarke and Andrew Linzey.
Local System Bib Number:
394474

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This Dictionary provides a unique and ground-breaking survey of both the historical and contemporary relations between ethics, theology and society. Entries cover all aspects of theology ,  Read more...
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"This highly ambitious work seeks to illustrate 'aspects of what might be called the Western mind' in more than 250 entries. That it succeeds admirably is due in the main to the editors' decision to Read more...

 
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