Summary Book Review A Just Peace Ethic Primer by Eli S. McCarthy:
Download or read book A Just Peace Ethic Primer written by Eli S. McCarthy and published by Georgetown University Press. This book was released on 2020-05-01 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The just peace movement offers a critical shift in focus and imagination. Recognizing that all life is sacred and seeking peace through violence is unsustainable, the just peace approach turns our attention to rehumanization, participatory processes, nonviolent resistance, restorative justice, reconciliation, racial justice, and creative strategies of active nonviolence to build sustainable peace, transform conflict, and end cycles of violence. A Just Peace Ethic Primer illuminates a moral framework behind this praxis and proves its versatility in global contexts. With essays by a diverse group of scholars, A Just Peace Ethic Primer outlines the ethical, theological, and activist underpinnings of a just peace ethic.These essays also demonstrate and revise the norms of a just peace ethic through conflict cases involving US immigration, racial and environmental justice, and the death penalty, as well as gang violence in El Salvador, civil war in South Sudan, ISIS in Iraq, gender-based violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, women-led activism in the Philippines, and ethnic violence in Kenya. A Just Peace Ethic Primer exemplifies the ecumenical, interfaith, and multicultural aspects of a nonviolent approach to preventing and transforming violent conflict. Scholars, advocates, and activists working in politics, history, international law, philosophy, theology, and conflict resolution will find this resource vital for providing a fruitful framework and implementing a creative vision of sustainable peace.
Summary Book Review The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Peace by Jolyon Mitchell:
Download or read book The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Peace written by Jolyon Mitchell and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2022-08-15 with total page 661 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Incisive contributions from leading and emerging scholars in the field of Peace Studies In the Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Peace, a team of renowned scholars delivers an authoritative and interdisciplinary sourcebook that addresses the key concepts, history, theories, models, resources, and practices in the complex and ambivalent relationship between religion and peace. The editors have included contributions from a wide range of perspectives and locations that reflect diverse methods and approaches. The Companion provides a collection grounded in experience and context that draws on established, developing, and new research characterized by academic rigor. The differences between the approaches taken by several religious traditions are fully explored and numerous case studies highlight relevant theories, models, and resources. Accessible as either a standalone collection or as a partner to the Companion to Religion and Violence, this edited volume also offers: A thorough introduction to religion and its search for peace, including the relationships between religion and peace and theories and practices for studying the interplay between religion and peace Comprehensive explorations of religion and peace in local contexts, including discussions of women's empowerment and peacebuilding in an Islamic context Practical discussions of practices and embodiments of religion and peace, including treatments of museums for peace and self-religion in global peace movements In-depth examinations of lived Christian theologies and building peace, including discussions of Martin Luther King Jr. and spiritual activism in Scotland Perfect for students and scholars of peacemaking, peacekeeping, and peace building, the Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Peace will also earn a place in the libraries of anyone professionally or personally interested in the field of Peace or Religious Studies, International Relations, History, Politics, or Theology.
Summary Book Review Journal of Moral Theology, Volume 10, Issue 1 by Jason King:
Download or read book Journal of Moral Theology, Volume 10, Issue 1 written by Jason King and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2021-01-27 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Evolution of Human Dignity in Catholic Morality Bernard Brady Gregory of Nyssa’s “Reverse Contagion” and Roberto Esposito’s “Immunity”: Which Way Forward in the Aftermath of the Pan-demic? Carlo Calleja An Augustinian Correction to a Faulty Option: The Politics of Salt and Light Anthony Crescio “The Perspective of the Acting Person” and Moral Action: Reading Veritatis Splendor no. 78 with Servais Pinckaers, OP Matthew Kuhnar Round Table Discussion: On the Work of Paul J. Wadell Thanks Be to God for Paul J. Wadell: Essays in Honor of a Friend and His Work Tobias Winright Stories of Friendship: The Generous Contributions of Paul Wadell Charles R. Pinches A Consideration of Teaching: Friendship, and Boundaries in Catholic Higher Education Bridget Burke Ravizza and Mara Brecht Spiritual Rescue Darin Davis Jesus Is Not Just My Homeboy: A Friendship Christology Justin Bronson Barringer Reciprocity within Community: Ancient and Contemporary Challenges to and Opportunities for Civic Friendship Anne-Marie Ellithorpe The Place of Friendship in Christian Ethics – A Response Written in Gratitude Paul J. Wadell BOOK REVIEWS Thomas C. Behr, Social Justice and Subsidiarity: Luigi Taparelli and the Origins of Modern Catholic Social Thought Michael Krom Charles C. Camosy, Resisting Throwaway Culture: How a Con-sistent Life Ethic Can Unite a Fractured People Alessandro Rovati Daniel P. Castillo, An Ecological Theology of Liberation: Salvation and Political Ecology Xavier M. Montecel Dennis M. Doyle, The Catholic Church in a Changing World: A Vat-ican II-Inspired Approach Martin Madar Joshua Dubler and Vincent W. Lloyd, Break Every Yoke: Religion, Justice, and the Abolition of Prisons Joshua R. Snyder Daniel K. Finn, ed. Moral Agency within Social Structures and Cul-ture Kevin Ahern Reinhard Huetter, Bound for Beatitude: A Thomistic Study in Escha-tology and Ethics William Mattison James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky, Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality Frederiek Depoortere Maureen Junker-Kenny, Approaches to Theological Ethics: Sources, Traditions, Visions Mariele Courtois Nicholas Kahm, Aquinas on Emotion’s Participation in Reason Andrew Kim Jason King and Julie Hanlon Rubio, eds., Catholic Perspectives on Sex, Love, and Families Conor M. Kelly Rebecca Langlands, Exemplary Ethics in Ancient Rome Anthony Crescio Jerry L. Martin, ed., Theology Without Walls: The Transreligious Im-perative Daniele Clausnitzer Eli S. McCarthy, ed., A Just Peace Ethic Primer: Building Sustaina-ble Peace and Breaking Cycles of Violence Wesley Sutermeister Mary E. McGann, RSCJ, The Meal That Reconnects: Eucharistic Eating and the Global Food Crisis Lucas Briola Marcus Mescher, The Ethics of Encounter: Christian Neighbor Love as a Practice of Solidarity Vincent Miller Joseph Ogbonnaya and Lucas Briola, eds., Everything Is Intercon-nected: Towards a Globalization with a Human Face and an In-tegral Ecology Randall S. Rosenberg Matthew Petrusek and Jonathan Rothchild, eds., Value and Vulnera-bility: An Interfaith Dialogue on Human Dignity Peter Feldmeier D. C. Schindler, Freedom from Reality: The Diabolical Character of Modern Liberty Jerome C. Foss
Summary Book Review Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining by Caesar A. Montevecchio:
Download or read book Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining written by Caesar A. Montevecchio and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2022-01-31 with total page 300 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book explores the role of Catholic peacebuilding in addressing the global mining industry. Mining is intimately linked to issues of conflict, human rights, sustainable development, governance, and environmental justice. As an institution of significant scope and scale with a large network of actors at all levels and substantial theoretical and ethical resources, the Catholic Church is well positioned to acknowledge the essential role of mining, while challenging unethical and harmful practices, and promoting integral peace, development, and ecology. Drawing together theology, ethics, and praxis, the volume reflects the diversity of Catholic action on mining and the importance of an integrated approach. It includes contributions by an international and interdisciplinary range of scholars and practitioners. They examine Catholic action on mining in El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Philippines. They also address general issues of corporate social responsibility, human rights, development, ecology, and peacebuilding. The book will be of interest to scholars of theology, social ethics, and Catholic studies as well as those specializing in development, ecology, human rights, and peace studies.
Summary Book Review Journal of Moral Theology, Volume 8, Issue 2 by Jason King:
Download or read book Journal of Moral Theology, Volume 8, Issue 2 written by Jason King and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2019-07-16 with total page 180 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Aquinas, Custom, and the Coexistence of Infused and Acquired Cardinal Virtues William C. Mattison III Elevated Virtue? Angela Knobel Moral Virtues, Charity, and Grace: Why the Infused and Acquired Virtues Cannot Co-Exist Jean Porter Catholic Social Teaching, Love and Thomistic Moral Precepts Daniel R. DiLeo Economic Rights, Reciprocity, and Modern Economic Tradition Andrew Beauchamp and Jason A. Heron Local Authoritarianism as a Barrier to Democracy Cristina L.H. Traina Rectifying Political Leadership Through a Just Peace Ethic Eli McCarthy and Leo Lushombo Book Reviews
Summary Book Review Destruction, Ethics, and Intergalactic Love by Peter Admirand:
Download or read book Destruction, Ethics, and Intergalactic Love written by Peter Admirand and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2022-12-30 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Destruction, Ethics, and Intergalactic Love: Exploring Y: The Last Man and Saga offers a creative and accessible exploration of the two comic book series, examining themes like nonviolence; issues of gender and war; heroes and moral failures; forgiveness and seeking justice; and the importance of diversity and religious pluralism. Through close interdisciplinary reading and personal narratives, the author delves into the complex worlds of Y and Saga in search of an ethics, meaning, and a path resonant with real-world struggles. Reading these works side by side, the analysis draws parallels and seeks common themes around the four central ideas of seeking and making meaning in a meaningless world; love and parenting through oppression and grief; peacefulness when surrounded by violence; and the perils and hopes of diversity and communion. This timely and thoughtful study will resonate with scholars and students of comic studies, media and cultural studies, philosophy, theology, literature, psychology, and popular culture studies.
Summary Book Review Historical Dictionary of Catholicism by William J. Collinge:
Download or read book Historical Dictionary of Catholicism written by William J. Collinge and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2021-08-15 with total page 659 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Historical Dictionary of Catholicism, Third Edition contains a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, the dictionary has more than 500 cross-referenced entries on themes such as baptism, contraception, labor, church architecture, the sexual abuse crisis, doctrine and theology, spirituality and worship, and church structure.
Download or read book Rehumanize written by Aimee Murphy and published by New City Press. This book was released on 2022-07-22 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Who deserves human rights? The answer to this question is the crux of all moral and political action in society, and defines our character as individuals and as nations. Aimee Murphy seeks to answer this vital question in this accessible and succinct handbook on the Consistent Life Ethic, a moral philosophy whose central principle is that each and every human being has inherent dignity from conception to natural death, and therefore deserves to live free from violence. Rehumanize: A Vision to Secure Human Rights for All includes a digestible yet systematic analysis of the history, ethics, and public policy surrounding modern issues of dehumanization, and casts a rehumanizing vision of a world beyond violence. Beyond the confines of political parties or religious exclusion, the founder of Rehumanize International communicates an aspiration to an inclusive ideal of a consistent movement of every human standing for every human. Activists, scholars, and leaders young and old will find this resource an indispensable cornerstone for their outreach and advocacy for decades to come.
Summary Book Review Journal of Moral Theology, Volume 11, Issue 2 by Jon Kara Shields:
Download or read book Journal of Moral Theology, Volume 11, Issue 2 written by Jon Kara Shields and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2022-08-08 with total page 193 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Table of Contents Resistances to Amoris Laetitia: A Critical Approach Antonio Autiero The Border, Brexit, and the Church: US Roman Catholic and Church of England Bishops’ Teaching on Migration 2015–2019 Victor Carmona and Robert W. Heimburger A Synodal Alternative for Ecclesial Conflict: Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication Mary Lilian Akhere Ehidiamhen Review Essay: Theological Ethics of Life: A New Volume by the Pontifical Acad-emy for Life Roberto Dell’Oro and M. Therese Lysaught Teaching Catholic Social Thought Symposium: Teaching Catholic Social Thought: A Symposium Introduction Jon Kara Shields Catholic Social Living: Teaching Students to “Live Wisely, Think Deeply, and Love Generously” Bernard Brady Resisting Gnostic Spiritualism in the Catholic Social Teaching Classroom Joyce A. Bautch Teaching Catholic Social Thought Online in the Philippines: From a Challenge to an Opportunity Teofilo Giovan S. Pugeda III Formative Figures for Catholic Social Witness Daniel Cosacchi Solidarity, Praxis, and Discernment: Formation at the Catholic Worker Casey Mullaney “Are We Theologians?”: A Practical Theology Approach to Catholic Social Teaching with Women Religious in East Africa Sarah C. DeMarais Pedagogical Reflections by East African Women Religious Alumnae of the Loyola Institute for Ministry Srs. Charity Bbalo, Lucy Kimaro, and Jane Frances Mulongo Book Reviews Peter Cajka, Follow Your Conscience: The Catholic Church and the Spirit of the Sixties Maria C. Morrow Charles C. Camosy, Losing Our Dignity: How Secularized Medicine Is Undermining Fundamental Human Equality Ramon Luzarraga Ki Joo Choi, Disciplined by Race: Theological Ethics and the Prob-lem of Asian American Identity David Kwon Daniel K. Finn, Faithful Economics: 25 Short Insights Chris Gooding Najeeb T. Haddad, Paul, Politics, and New Creation: Reconsidering Paul and Empire Jeffrey L. Morrow Conor M. Kelly, The Fullness of Free Time: A Theological Account of Leisure and Recreation in the Moral Life G. D. Jones Matthew Levering, The Abuse of Conscience: A Century of Catholic Moral Theology Kathryn Lilla Cox Marc LiVecche, The Good Kill: Just War and Moral Injury Darren Cronshaw Angela McKay Knobel, Aquinas and the Infused Moral Virtues Nicholas Ogle Joel Oesch, Crossing Wires: Making Sense of Technology, Transhu-manism, and Christian Identity Simeiqi He Robert Chao Romero, Brown Church: Five Centuries of Latina/o So-cial Justice, Theology, and Identity Jens Mueller
Summary Book Review The Present "Just Peace/Just War" Debate by Ad de Bruijne:
Download or read book The Present "Just Peace/Just War" Debate written by Ad de Bruijne and published by Evangelische Verlagsanstalt. This book was released on 2018-09-01 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: At first the end of the "Cold War" seemed to mark a period of relative rest. However, it became apparent that we have not reached the "end of history". As a matter of fact, the world is confronted by new political constellations of so far unknown martial intensity. Although, Muslim terrorism and the revival of tribalism and nationalism are closely connected. At the same time, the international community proves mostly powerless, as a result of the cooling relationship between East and West. These developments offer challenging questions for Western societies. Both in Germany and in the Anglo-Saxon world, debates on the concepts of Just peace/ Just war have intensified, but mutual engagement between these contexts has remained scarce. Against this background a conference was held in Apeldoorn, in a Dutch "interspace", in 2016, in which ethicists from both contexts were involved. The present volume contains the edited version of the seven contributions to this conference, supplemented with four articles by others that were written deliberately for this volume. [Die Debatte "Gerechter Frieden/Gerechter Krieg". Zwei Diskussionen oder eine?] Nach dem Ende des "Kalten Krieges" hatte es den Anschein, als breche eine Friedensperiode an. Leider hat sich inzwischen gezeigt, dass wir nicht ans "Ende der Geschichte" gelangt sind. Vielmehr sieht sich die Welt am Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts mit neuen politischen Konstellationen ungekannter kriegerischer Intensität konfrontiert. Dabei hängen islamistischer Terror und das Wiederaufleben von Tribalismus und Nationalismus zusammen. Hinzu kommt, dass das Ost-West-Verhältnis sich zunehmend verschlechtert, wodurch die Machtinstrumente der internationalen Gemeinschaft kraftlos geworden sind. Diese Entwicklungen stellen herausfordernde Fragen an die westlichen Gesellschaften. Sowohl in Deutschland als auch in der angelsächsischen Welt ist die Debatte über die Themen Gerechter Frieden/Gerechter Krieg neu aufgebrochen, aber sie findet weitgehend getrennt voneinander statt. Vor diesem Hintergrund hat 2016 in Apeldoorn, im niederländischen "Zwischenraum", eine Konferenz stattgefunden, an der Ethiker aus beiden Kontexten beteiligt waren. Dieser Band dokumentiert deren sieben Vorträge, ergänzt um vier Aufsätze, die speziell für diesen Band geschrieben wurden. Mit Beiträgen von Ted van Baarda, Nigel Biggar, Jan Peter van Bruggen, Ad de Bruijne, Guido de Graaff, Gerard den Hertog, Marco Hofheinz, Wolfgang Lienemann, Hans Ulrich, Pieter Vos, Greetje Witte-Rang.
Summary Book Review IN DEFENSE OF CREATION: THE NUCLEAR CRISIS AND A JUST PEACE by GARY L. BALL-KILBOURNE:
Download or read book IN DEFENSE OF CREATION: THE NUCLEAR CRISIS AND A JUST PEACE written by GARY L. BALL-KILBOURNE and published by . This book was released on 1986 with total page 44 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review A Primer of Modern Virtue Ethics by Steven M. Duncan:
Download or read book A Primer of Modern Virtue Ethics written by Steven M. Duncan and published by University Press of Amer. This book was released on 1995 with total page 114 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Author :Catholic Association for International Peace (U.S.). Committee on Ethics Publisher : Release Date :1942 ISBN 10 :NWU:35556001331420 Pages :48 pages File Format : PDF, EPUB, TEXT, KINDLE or MOBI Rating :4./5 ( users download)
Summary Book Review International Ethics by Catholic Association for International Peace (U.S.). Committee on Ethics:
Download or read book International Ethics written by Catholic Association for International Peace (U.S.). Committee on Ethics and published by . This book was released on 1942 with total page 48 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review The Ethics of War and Peace by Paul Christopher:
Download or read book The Ethics of War and Peace written by Paul Christopher and published by . This book was released on 1999 with total page 284 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This classic introduction to the ethics of war and peace explores in depth the legal and moral issues of when and how to use force to achieve political objectives. A detailed overview and critical, philosophical analysis — written by a professional soldier with over 25 years of commissioned service — it surveys the historical development of just war reasoning, its incorporation into the international laws concerning when and how to wage war, and the specific shortcomings with existing laws and practices concerning the conduct of modern-day hostilities. Explores the often-conflicting moral and legal obligations that officers and soldiers have when ordered to fight in wars they believe to be unjust. Contains many recent examples — e.g., Gulf War, interventions in Bosnia, Haiti, Somalia. Addresses the moral and legal issues surrounding UN peacekeeping and peacemaking missions. Examines certain problematic aspects of the international laws of war and the just war tradition — e.g., obedience to superior orders, military necessity and reprisals. Shows that although many international laws currently in force are outdated (e.g., those prohibiting the use of barbed spears and glass bullets), the just war principles on which they are based can be used to formulate new laws more suitable to modern tactics and technology (e.g., flamethrowers and nerve agents). Highlights the influence of the Christian religion (both positive and negative) on the development of both the just war tradition and existing international law. For anyone interested in the ethics of war and peace.
Download or read book War and Peace written by Jeff Astley and published by T&T Clark. This book was released on 2003 with total page 111 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: * A selection of key writings on the problem of war and peace* Introduces students to general issues in ethics and moral theology. * Key contributors from around the world.This reader samples a wide range of modern moral and religious discussions on the subject of war and peace. In addition to providing material on pacifism, the just war debate, the nuclear option, genocide, and the concept of a holy war, it introduces students to general issues in ethics and moral theology, using the morality of war as a powerful and pertinent worked example.Contributors include Elizabeth Anscombe, George Bell, Charles Curran, Y. Harkabi, Richard Harries, Stanley Hauerwas, Paul Ramsey, W. Montgomery Watt, Rowan Williams.