Ethics for a Small Planet: New Horizons on Population,

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Church attendance has a similar relationship to work ethics. Neither recourse to a divine standard nor agreement among individuals can undo the fact that the putative objectivity of moral judgments ultimately devolves to authority, and is really at best subjective or intersubjective in nature. His research interests include the history and current questions of the field of Religion and Ecology, different approaches to the valuation of the natural world (philosophical, religious, economic, etc.), experiential and civically engaged pedagogies, and public policy issues surrounding ecological crises.
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Text and Trauma: An East-West Primer

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Students may register for REL 599 only after their Thesis Proposal has been approved by the MA Committee of the Department of Religious Studies. In my work in the GDR, I hope to explore the ways popular culture represents theological ideas such as resurrection or post apocalypticism and then ask deeper questions about the church’s voice in these (now very public) conversations. For James, the answer on both counts is clearly ‘No.’ James writes: Neither moral relations nor the moral law can swing in vacuo.
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Body, Sex, and Pleasure: Reconstructing Christian Sexual

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From their nationwide surveys of strong families, they found that 84 percent identified religion as an important contributor to the strength of their families. [31] It should be noted that the same pattern appears to hold for African-American families: Parents who attended church frequently cited the significance of religion in rearing their children and in providing moral guidelines. [32] Couples with long-lasting marriages indicate that the practice of religion is an important factor in marital happiness.
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The Development of Moral Theology (Moral Traditions)

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It was when Esau came from the harvest, faint, and at point to die, that Jacob proposed to him his exorbitant bargain of the mess of pottage. He has lived with his family in Israel, Egypt and Germany, and has initiated and been involved in numerous projectswhich bring together Jews and Christians and Muslims, Jews and Arabs, and Israelis and Palestinians. Singer regards the animal liberation movement as comparable to the liberation movements of women and people of colour.
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When the Powers Fall: Reconciliation in the Healing of

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For instance, the Scottish emigrant John Muir (founder of the Sierra Club and “father of American conservation”) and subsequently the forester Aldo Leopold had advocated an appreciation and conservation of things “natural, wild and free”. Div. from McCormick Theological Seminary. Here at Emory I teach courses in ethics and in conflict transformation. Immediately Charles, with his company, went ashore, and was conducted to Boradale, a farm which belonged to the estate of Clanronald.''---Vol. ii., pp. 425--427.
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Mission Implausible: Restoring Credibility to the Church

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If the beings are and remain disinterested in one another, then presumably a moral universe does not exist, and never comes to be. Particular to this program is its ability to provide the student with the opportunity to develop three different research papers with reference to the student’s own interests in Religious Studies, under the supervision of professors from various parts of the University. It remains to be seen, however, whether the radical attempt to purge the concept of nature from eco-critical work meets with success.
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The Responsible Self: An Essay in Christian Moral Philosophy

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The land ethic sketched by Leopold, attempting to extend our moral concern to cover the natural environment and its non-human contents, was drawn on explicitly by the Australian philosopher Richard Routley (later Sylvan). A complete application for the position consists of a letter of intent that addresses all the qualifications, c.v., teaching statement, statement of research interest, writing sample, copies of transcripts, and three signed letters of reference. Principle of Ethics I: Individuals shall honor their responsibility to hold paramount the welfare of persons they serve professionally or who are participants in research and scholarly activities, and they shall treat animals involved in research in a humane manner.
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Emmanuel, Solidarity

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The person who fills the position will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching and will be expected to: teach in undergraduate, graduate, and seminary programs in the university, advise students, direct master’s theses and doctoral dissertations, and serve on committees. The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of Jewish religious thought and practice from the Second Temple period to the present and participate in advising senior capstone projects that focus on Judaism and other areas of the incumbent’s expertise.
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The Road to Peace: Writings on Peace and Justice

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Nature, however, would, with her usual elasticity, have repaired the losses which were inflicted by the violence of man, and fresh crops of wood would have arisen to supply the place of that which had been felled, had not the carelessness and wantonness of mankind obstructed her efforts. Michigan Humanities Text Initiative text) KJV WinBible for Windows (downloadable program facilitating the search, display, and output of the King James Version Bible) (Ian Vink) Multi-Language Editions of the Bible (German/English and Latin/English parallel editions of the Bible; includes the Vulgate New Testament) (Abilene Christian U.) The Postmodern Bible (information about, and excerpts from, a collectively-written volume of scholarly essays illuminating "the current multidisciplinary debates emerging from postmodernism by exposing the still highly contested epistemological, political, and ethi Revised Standard Bible (search gateway to U.
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Footwashers: Following the Jesus Way

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by November 15 to be considered for a conversation at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Then all the usual stuff with Aquinas being sexist, which is all old news. This year the cases included HIV criminalization, paying for organ and tissue donations, autonomous cars, and drug patents. I think I can see means of relief arising even out of the very difficulties of the case. Another connected his religious identity with subtle witnessing and taking a stand at work: From day one when I went into secular work it was with the idea that I would be able to be a witness and testimony for the Lord.
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