Green Christianity: Five Ways to a Sustainable Future
Watch Mark Wallace discuss his new book, Green Christianity. The central message of this book is that...
Spirit in the Cities: Searching for Soul in the Urban Landscape
In recent decades economic dislocation, immigration, new architecture, and other forces have transformed the physical, social, and even religious landscape of...
The Pulse of Creation: God and the Transformation of the World
Paul Sponheim's theme is transformation?personal, social, cultural, and global. He addresses the violence, environmental destruction, and lost sense of...
Bodies of Peace: Ecclesiology, Nonviolence, and Witness
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.
Plantations and Death Camps: Religion, Ideology, and Human Dignity
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...
Slavery as Moral Problem: In the Early Church and Today
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...
Spirit and the Politics of Disablement
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...
Toward a Christian Political Ethics
Transforming Atonement: A Political Theology of the Cross
Many books on the Christian doctrine of atonement have been published in recent years. Some point out the difficulties of traditional atonement theories; others...
A Case for Character: Towards a Lutheran Virtue Ethics
Contemporary Lutheranism has struggled with the appropriate place of morality and character formation, as these pursuits often have been perceived as being at odds with the central Christian doctrine of justification. A Case for Character explores this problem.
Augustine on War and Military Service
Philip Wynn uncovers a nuanced story of Augustine's thoughts on war and military service, and gives us a more complete and complex picture of this important topic.
Before Nature: A Christian Spirituality
Here Santmire explores the pursuit of a theology bound up with nature and its condition, especially the fragility and fervent expectation of nature's redemption.
Beyond Apathy: A Theology for Bystanders
Theological conversations about violence typically frame the conversation in terms of victim and perpetrator. Comprehensive theological responses to violence must also address the role of collective passivity of bystanders of violence. Beyond Apathy examines the theological significance of bystander participation in patterns of violence and violation within contemporary Western culture, giving particular attention to the social issues of bullying, white racism, and sexual violence. In doing so, it constructs a theology of redeeming grace for bystanders to violence that foregrounds the significance of social action in bringing about God's community.
Blessed Are the Consumers: Climate Change and the Practice of Restraint
In this timely book, Sallie McFague recalls her readers to the practices of restraint.
Christian Economic Ethics: History and Implications
Daniel Finn reviews insights provided by a large number of texts on economic ethics, from the Bible and the early church, to the Middle Ages and the Protestant Reformation, to treatments of the subject in the last century.
Christian Ethics at the Boundary: Feminism and Theologies of Public Life
In contemporary reflection on Christianity and politics, the work of realist, witness, and feminist theologians has been done in isolation. Christian Ethics at the Boundary offers the first collaborative approach to public and political theology.
Christian Social Teachings: A Reader in Christian Social Ethics from the Bible to the Present, Second Edition
No question has been as persistently nettling as the proper relationship of Christians and the Christian church to political power, and the results...
Comparative Religious Ethics: Everyday Decisions for Our Everyday Lives
Gudorf's work focuses on everyday issues while drawing out ethical implications of each and demonstrating how different religious traditions prescribe rules for action.
Ethics That Matters: African, Caribbean, and African American Sources
In light of globalization, ongoing issues of race, gender, and class, and the rapidly changing roles of institutions, this volume asserts that Christian social...
Idols of Nations: Biblical Myth at the Origins of Capitalism
Roland Boer and Christina Petterson here produce a critical survey showing that the rise of capitalist theory was shaped by the way different economic philosophers read the Bible.
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