Ethical Exploration In A Multifaith Society by Catherine ShelleyEthical Exploration In A Multifaith Society by Catherine Shelley

Ethical Exploration In A Multifaith Society

byCatherine Shelley

Hardcover | April 1, 2017

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This book considers the theory and application of ethics for a multifaith society. Much ethics taught in the UK has been dominated by Christian ethics, their relation to secularism and by the Enlightenment's reaction against theology as a basis for ethical thought. In contrast to these perspectives this book brings secular and theological ethics into dialogue, considering the degree to which secular ethics has common roots with theological perspectives from various traditions. The book assesses the application of ethical and theological principles in today's multifaith society. Aiming to enhance ethical understanding and awareness across divergent worldviews, identifying at what points divergence does occur, the author examines topics such as reason and ethics in theology, natural law, utilitarianism and deontology and differences of approach to interpreting religious scriptures. The focus on ethical methods is illustrated through topical concerns in religion and ethics, for example sexuality, marriage and education and religion in relation to global ethics and human rights.

Rev Dr Catherine Shelley is a Solicitor at the Archbishop's Faculty Office and Lee Bolton Monier-Williams, UK. She lectured in ethics at Birmingham University where she was also Anglican Chaplain until 2016. She is also a Church of England priest with connections to St Bride's Fleet Street (the journalists' Church) and St Mary Newingto...
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Title:Ethical Exploration In A Multifaith SocietyFormat:HardcoverPublished:April 1, 2017Publisher:Springer International PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319467107

ISBN - 13:9783319467108

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