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Ethical Issues in Six Religious Traditions Peggy Morgan

Ethical Issues in Six Religious Traditions

Peggy Morgan

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ISBN : 9780748623303
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354 pages
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A new edition of this bestseller, the only book to cover this range of ethical issues with attention both to the roundedness and individual integrity of each religious tradition and to focused issues which are of contemporary interest.The format ofMoreA new edition of this bestseller, the only book to cover this range of ethical issues with attention both to the roundedness and individual integrity of each religious tradition and to focused issues which are of contemporary interest.The format of the book has not changed. It provides for parallel study of the values held by different communities, exploring the ethical foundations of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each section introduces a different religion and sets the wider context within which more specific questions can be asked. Individual topics can be accessed and understood not only within a tradition as a whole but also across traditions through careful indexing. The following topics are then addressed as appropriate to the given traditions:Religious Identity and AuthorityPersonal and Private?Marriage and FamilyInfluence on and Use of Time and MoneyQuality and Value of LifeQuestions of Right and WrongEquality and DifferenceNational Divisions, War and PeaceGlobal IssuesKey features* Each section is written by a specialist in that religious tradition, who in some cases is also an insider and in the other cases has worked closely and in a respected and respectful way with members of that tradition.* Individual topics can be accessed and understood not only within a tradition as a whole but also across traditions through careful indexing* Additions to the text include subsections on reproduction, vegetarianism, just war and terrorism- and new material on weapons of mass destruction and pre-emptive strikes and genetic modification