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Palmer, Michael D.

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice

Palmer, Michael D. - The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice, ebook

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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice brings together a team of distinguished scholars to provide a comprehensive and comparative account of social justice in the major religious traditions.

  • The first publication to offer a comparative study of social justice for each of the major world religions, exploring viewpoints within Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism
  • Offers a unique and enlightening volume for those studying religion and social justice - a crucially important subject within the history of religion, and a significant area of academic study in the field 
  • Brings together the beliefs of individual traditions in a comprehensive, explanatory, and informative style 
  • All essays are newly-commissioned and written by eminent scholars in the field 
  • Benefits from a distinctive four-part organization, with sections on major religions; religious movements and themes; indigenous people; and issues of social justice, from colonialism to civil rights, and AIDS through to environmental concerns

Keywords: General & Introductory Religion & Theology, Comparative religious ethics, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, ethics

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Religion
Page amount
736 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444355376
Printed ISBN
9781405195478

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