Understanding Religious Ethics, Hardback Book

Understanding Religious Ethics Hardback


This accessible introduction to religious ethics focuses on the major forms of moral reasoning encompassing the three `Abrahamic' religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Draws on a range of moral issues, such as examples arising from friendship, marriage, homosexuality, lying, forgiveness and its limits, the death penalty, the environment, warfare, and the meaning of work, career, and vocationLooks at both ethical reasoning and importantly, how that reasoning reveals insights into a religious traditionInvestigates the resources available to address common problems confronting Abrahamic faiths, and how each faith explains and defends its moral viewpointsOffering concrete topics for interfaith discussions, this is a timely and insightful introduction to a fast-growing field of interest


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 286 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781405133517

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