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Compassion : loving our neighbor in an age of globalization / Maureen H. O'Connell.

Author/Creator:
O'Connell, Maureen H.
Publication:
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 242 p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Compassion.
Political theology.
Compassion -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
United States -- Race relations.
Whites -- United States -- Attitudes.
Globalization.
Contents:
Introduction
Overview
The Good Samaritan reprise
American compassion in a global age : convenient samaritanism
Dispatches from the road to Jericho : why we need compassion more than ever
Challenges to authentic samaritanism
What are they saying about compassion in philosophical ethics?
Compassion as expression of emotive reasoning
Compassion as virtue for moral development
Compassion as a virtue for social order
Philosophical foundations for new compassion
What are they saying about compassion in theological ethics?
Sacred narratives of divine compassion
Compassion and politically dangerous discipleship
Compassion and social transformation
Which of these was a neighbor to the person suffering from injustice?
Compassion as "upheaval" in the political philosophy of Martha C. Nussbaum
Perceiving reality : artistotelian liberalism from ancient Greece to the United Nations
Interpreting reality : the upheaval of emotions
Transforming reality : the capability approach to justice
Political compassion as personal and social upheaval
Compassion as "interruption" in the political theology of Johann Baptist Metz
Facing the suffering people
Perceiving reality : compassion as political
Interpreting reality : compassion as mystical
Transforming reality : an anthropology of the political subject
Political compassion as a first-world interruption
Christian ethics after Katrina : political compassion in social disasters
The massively uneven tragedies of a social disaster
Perceiving social disasters through relational anthropology
Interpreting social disasters through interruptions
Transforming social disasters through empowerment, humility, and solidarity
Compassion after Katrina
Transforming the Jericho road : political compassion and global ethics
Global ethics? : an age-old question with new-age urgency
Political compassion : loving our neighbor in an age of globalization
Justice as experiential vision
A reprise of the Good Samaritan.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781570758454
157075845X
OCLC:
310171857