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The Future of Ethics [electronic resource] : Sustainability, Social Justice, and Religious Creativity / Willis Jenkins.

Author/Creator:
Jenkins, Willis.
Publication:
Washington, D. C. : Georgetown University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (349 p.)
Subjects:
Religion and justice.
Christianity and justice.
Human ecology -- Religious aspects.
Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Religious ethics.
Christian ethics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Future of Ethics interprets the big questions of sustainability and social justice through the practical problems arising from humanity's increasing power over basic systems of life. What does climate change mean for our obligations to future generations? How can the sciences work with pluralist cultures in ways that will help societies learn from ecological change?. Traditional religious ethics examines texts and traditions and highlights principles and virtuous behaviors that can apply to particular issues. Willis Jenkins develops lines of practical inquiry through ""prophetic pragmatism
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Ethics in the Anthropocene; Chapter One: Atmospheric Powers: Climate Change and Moral Incompetence; Chapter Two: Christian Ethics and Unprecedented Problems; Chapter Three: Global Ethics: Moral Pluralism and Planetary Problems; Chapter Four: Sustainability Science and the Ethics of Wicked Problems; Chapter Five: Toxic Wombs and the Ecology of Justice; Chapter Six: Impoverishment and the Economy of Desire; Chapter Seven: Intergenerational Risk and the Future of Love; Afterword: Sustaining Grace; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S
TU; V; W; Y
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-62616-018-X
OCLC:
864675558
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