Economist Alistair Young argues that environmental policy raises important ethical and theological issues around uncertainty, inequality the rights of traditional communities, and the obligation to respect nonhuman creation.
"God does not appear in the modern market. For most economists this is as it should be. It is in no way necessary, according to modern economic theory, to...
The central message of this book is that religion has a special role to play in saving the planet. Religion has the unique power to fire the imagination...
In recent decades economic dislocation, immigration, new architecture, and other forces have transformed the physical, social, and even religious landscape of...
Paul Sponheim's theme is transformation—personal, social, cultural, and global. He addresses the violence, environmental destruction, and lost sense of...
Covering several great Christian thinkers, this book explores how each theologians' advocacy for nonviolent resistance depends deeply upon the ecclesiology out of which it comes.
Energy issues and climate change have loomed up from issues at the horizon to confront humanity directly and vitally. They are now pressing public-policy...
Historical theologian Beverly Mitchell probes some of the most egregious assaults on humans in the modern era to divine not only the root of racial and ethnic...
Recent US and UN reports document the startling incidence of human trafficking in the world today. Yet the situation is hardly new. The fact that some early...
In this remarkable and incisive work, Sharon Betcher analyzes our world and God's embodied presence in the light of her own disability and the insight it...
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