Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society

Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society

by Paul A. B. Clarke, Andrew Linzey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415062128

ISBN-13: 9780415062121

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This Dictionary provides a unique and groundbreaking survey of both the historical and contemporary interrelations between ethics, theology and society. In over 250 separately-authored entries, a selection of the world's leading scholars from many disciplines and many denominations present their own views on a wide range of topics.
Arranged alphabetically

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This Dictionary provides a unique and groundbreaking survey of both the historical and contemporary interrelations between ethics, theology and society. In over 250 separately-authored entries, a selection of the world's leading scholars from many disciplines and many denominations present their own views on a wide range of topics.
Arranged alphabetically, entries cover all aspects of philosophy, theology, ethics, economics, politics and government. Each entry includes:
* a concise definition of the term
* a description of the principal ideas behind it
* analysis of its history, development and contemporary relevance
* a detailed bibliography giving the major sources in the field
The entire field is prefaced by an editorial introduction outlining its scope and diversity.
Selected entries include:
Animal Rights
• Capital Punishment
• Communism
• Domestic Violence
• Ethics
• Evil
• Government
• Homophobia
• Humanism
• Liberation Theology
• Politics
• Pornography
• Racism
• Sexism
• Society
• Vivisection
• Women's Ordination

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415062121
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Pages:
964
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of 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

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