The Impact of 9/11 on Religion and Philosophy: The Day that Changed Everything? by M. MorganThe Impact of 9/11 on Religion and Philosophy: The Day that Changed Everything? by M. Morgan

The Impact of 9/11 on Religion and Philosophy: The Day that Changed Everything?

byM. MorganForeword byElshtain, Jean Bethke

Hardcover | December 25, 2009

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The Impact of 9-11 on Religion and Philosophy is the sixth volume of the six-volume series The Day that Changed Everything? edited by Matthew J. Morgan. This volume features a foreword by John Esposito and contributors include Jean Bethke Elshtain, Philip Yancey, John Milbank, Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, John Cobb and Martin Cook.
MATTHEW J. MORGAN is Director of the Business Systems Analyst Group at Starwood Hotels.
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Title:The Impact of 9/11 on Religion and Philosophy: The Day that Changed Everything?Format:HardcoverDimensions:316 pagesPublished:December 25, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230608442

ISBN - 13:9780230608443

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Table of Contents

Foreword, J.L.Esposito Aftershocks; P.Yancey PART I: ISLAM AND 9/11 An Altered Terrain: Engaging Islam in the Post-9/11 Public Sphere; A.Afsaruddin A Struggle for the Soul of a Faith: Spiritual Islam versus Political Islam; M.Zuhdi Jasser & S.Shahid How Does the U.S. Government Look at Islam since 9/11?; L.Danan & A.E.Hunt PART II: OTHER RELIGIOUS PERSPECTIVES Prodigal Nation: September 11 and the American Jeremiad; A.Murphy Geopolitical Theology; J.Milbank September 11 and the Jewish Vocabulary of Tragedy; Rabbi J.Moline Dialogue and Disagreement after 9/11; J.Spiegel & R.Pflum Truth and Falsehood in Religion and Politics; J.B.Cobb, Jr. SECTION III: 9/11 AND PHILOSOPHY AND EFFECTS Reconciliatory Praxis: The Face of Justice after 9/11; A.M.Isasi-Diaz Known Unknowns: How Current Philosophy Addresses Fear of the Post-9/11 World; L.Harte Power, Terror, and the Good for Humans; J.Secada On Moral Alchemy: A Critical Examination of Post-9/11 U.S. Military Policy; T.Brewer The Day the World Changed? Reflections on 9/11 and U.S. National Security Strategy; M.L.Cook SECTION IV: THE JUST WAR THEORY AFTER 9/11 Just War in the Shadow of 9/11; J.B.Elshtain Understanding Terrorism and the Limits of Just War Theory; M.McKenna The Just War Tradition Faces the Remnants of War; M.Douglas Catholic Just War Theory: The Conversation since 9/11; L.Johnston Pacifism and Just War Theory after 9/11; A.Fiala To Debate or Not to Debate: Philosophy and Torture after 9/11; P.Kaurin

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“A thoughtful and provocative work sure to stimulate significant conversation for years to come.”--Ravi Zacharias, author and speaker“This book responds to the challenge posed by the religiously motivated violence of 9/11 to moderate Islam and to main-line Western thinking about religion and its relationship to political life. The authors are solid, the essays probing, the insights offered likely to endure.”--James Turner Johnson, Professor of Religion, Rutgers University “Rarely does one find a book in which the perspectives offered are as diverse as they are provocative and well grounded. This is an essential read for everyone--citizens, educators, religious and governmental leaders--who want to become more critically, and more creatively, engaged with one of the fundamental issues of our time.”--Sharon D. Welch, Provost and Professor of Religion and Society, Meadville Lombard Theological School“This volume completes the fascinating series of books on the impact of 9/11 on various areas of the common life.  It evokes fresh reflections on the doctrines of ‘just and unjust war,’ pacifism, and the relationship of universal ethical principles to national sovereignty and para-state violence.  This is a valuable contribution to the study of how events do or do not shape ideas, and how comprehensive worldviews interpret historical events.”--Max L. Stackhouse, De Vries Professor of Theology and Public Life Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary