The Islamic Conception of Justice

Johns Hopkins University Press - In the islamic conception of justice, presents his extensive study and reflection on Islamic political, one of the world's preeminent authorities on Islamic justice and jurisprudence, ethical, legal, Majid Khadduri, and social philosophy. The final chapter deals with the impact of western notions of justice, with especial emphasis on the recurrence of fundamentalist movements such as the Islamic Revolution in Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Pakistan, and other Islamic lands.

. This book is both a magisterial historical synthesis and an illumination of the beliefs and practices of modern Islam. Throughout, khadduri discusses not only the meaning of justice in general but also how justice has undergone significant changes in the modern age. Used book in Good Condition.

The Spiritual Roots of Restorative Justice SUNY Series in Religious Studies

SUNY Press - A variety of traditions are explored: Aboriginal spirituality, Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Chinese religions, Judaism, Buddhism, and Sikhism. Drawing on a wide range of literature and experience in the field of Restorative Justice and recognizing the ongoing interdisciplinary research into the complex relationships between religion and violence, the contributors clarify how faith-based principles of reconciliation, restoration, and healing might be implemented in pluralistic multicultural societies.

Explores the concept of Restorative Justice in diverse spiritual traditions. This interdisciplinary study explores what major spiritual traditions say in text, tradition, and current practice about criminal justice in general and Restorative Justice in particular. Used book in Good Condition. It reflects the close collaboration of scholars and professionals engaged in multifaith reflection on the theory and practice of criminal law.

Not Turning Away: The Practice of Engaged Buddhism

Shambhala - The term "engaged buddhism" was coined by the zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh as a way of asserting that Buddhism should not be passive or otherworldly, but on the contrary, that Buddhists should be deeply, compassionately involved in every aspect of society where suffering arises. Not turning away provides a history of the engaged Buddhism movement, an analysis of its underlying principles, national, and inspiring practical examples of real people's experiences in putting spiritual practice to the test on the personal, and global levels.

Not turning away is a treasury of writings on the philosophy and practice of engaged Buddhism by some of the most well-known and respected figures in the movement, gleaned from the pages of the magazine that is the primary forum for engaged Buddhism in America and elsewhere: Turning Wheel: The Journal of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship.

Not Turning Away: The Practice of Engaged Buddhism - The range of topics—from political oppression to prison work, the student-teacher relationship, racism, poverty, forgiveness, disability, nonviolence, and homelessness—demonstrates the applicability of Buddhist teaching to every concern of modern life. Contributors include: robert aitken jan chozen bays melody ermachild chavis zoketsu norman Fischer Thich Nhat Hanh Jack Kornfield Kenneth Kraft Joanna Macy Jarvis Jay Masters Fleet Maull Susan Moon Wendy Egyoku Nakao Maylie Scott Gary Snyder Robert Thurman Joan Tollifson Diana Winston Used book in Good Condition.

To Do the Right and the Good: A Jewish Approach to Modern Social Ethics

The Jewish Publication Society - Used book in Good Condition. A national jewish book award winner rabbi dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition, while tackling such timely topics as poverty, intrafaith and interfaith relations, war, and forgiveness. Dorff argues that jewish sources, when properly placed within the framework of the realities of our own times, can provide important guidance for Jews on how to act in their daily lives.

In addition, he discusses jewish social ethics as they both relate to and contrast with Christian and American belief systems in modern society.

The Social Gospel in American Religion: A History

NYU Press - It demonstrates how these figures contributed to the shape of the social gospel in America, while arguing that the movement’s legacy lies in its profound influence on broader traditions of liberal-progressive political reform in American history. Evans reveals the many aspects of the social gospel and their influence on a range of social movements during the twentieth century, culminating with the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s.

Evans traces the development of the social gospel in American Protestantism, and illustrates how the religious idealism of the movement also rose up within Judaism and Catholicism. Its impact on american society makes it one of the most influential developments in American religious history. Christopher H.

The Social Gospel in American Religion: A History - . Muste, georgia Harkness, and Benjamin Mays. The global crises of child labor, alcoholism and poverty were all brought to our attention through the social gospel movement. Contrary to the works of previous historians, Evans demonstrates how the presence of the social gospel continued in American culture long after its alleged demise following World War I.

The social gospel in american religion considers an impressive array of historical figures including Washington Gladden, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Stephen Wise, Walter Rauschenbusch, John Ryan, Emil Hirsch, Reverdy Ransom, Frances Willard, A. J. Used book in Good Condition.

Compassion in the World's Religions: Envisioning Human Solidarity Religionswissenschaft: Forschung und Wissenschaft

LIT Verlag - Used book in Good Condition. The whole endeavour is underpinned by the conviction that compassion is not just a fleeting sentiment but a shared value of utmost importance. The contributions are the fruit of two conferences held in the run-up to the 2009 Parliament of the World's Religions. In this volume religious scholars from different religions as well as political leaders explore the notion of compassion in their respective tradition and its relevance for today.

Calling in Today's World: Voices from Eight Faith Perspectives

Eerdmans - Greater understanding of diverse faith traditions, will hopefully increase and improve efforts to build a better, say Kathleen Cahalan and Douglas Schuurman, more humane world. Schuurman protestantism Mark Unno Buddhism Used book in Good Condition. Contributors mark berkson Confucianism and Daoism Kathleen A.

. But what about religions other than christianity? what does it mean for someone from another faith tradition to understand calling or vocation? In this book contributors with expertise in Catholic and Protestant Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, Confucianism and Daoism, and secular humanism explore the idea of calling from these eight faith perspectives.

Calling in Today's World: Voices from Eight Faith Perspectives - Cahalan catholicism amy eilberg judaism John Kelsay Islam Edward Langerak Secularism Anantanand Rambachan Hinduism Douglas J. Comparative religious insights into the meaning of vocation in today's world The concept of "vocation" or "calling" is a distinctively Christian concern, grounded in the long-held belief that we find our meaning, purpose, and fulfillment in God.

The contributors search their respective traditions' sacred texts, practices, key figures, and concepts for wisdom on the meaning of vocation.

What We Say Matters: Practicing Nonviolent Communication

Rodmell Press - The authors offer practical exercises to help readers in any field learn to diffuse anger; make requests rather than demands or assign blame; understand the difference between feelings and needs; recognize how they strategize to get needs met; choose connection over conflict; and extend empathy to themselves and others.

Long-term students of yoga and buddhism, at work, the authors here blend the yoga principle of satyatruth and the Buddhist precept of right speech with Marshall Rosenberg’s groundbreaking techniques of Nonviolent Communication NVC in a fresh formula for promoting peace at home, and in the world. For yoga teacher judith Hanson Lasater and her husband, mediator Ike K.

What We Say Matters: Practicing Nonviolent Communication - Lasater, language is a spiritual practice based on giving and receiving with compassion. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In what we say matters, they offer new and nurturing ways of communicating.

The Stories We Live: Finding God's Calling All around Us

Eerdmans - Christian vocation, " says Kathleen Cahalan, "is about connecting our stories with God's story. In the stories we live cahalan rejuvenates and transforms vocation from a static concept to a living, dynamic reality. Used book in Good Condition. Readers of this book will discover an exciting new vocabulary of vocation and find a fresh vision for God's calling in their lives.

Incorporating biblical texts,  through others, cahalan discusses how each of us is called by God,  as we are, and the personal stories of others,  for service,  to follow,  in suffering,  from grief, her own experience,  within God. Used book in Good Condition.

Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics

Continuum - Also covered are specific issues in sexual ethics, marriage and family, including same-sex relationships, divorce and second marriage. Great product! Used book in Good Condition. It begins with historical and cross-cultural explorations, and sexuality, then addresses the large questions of embodiment, gender, and finally delineates the justice framework for sexual ethics.

Though just love's particular focus is Christian sexual ethics, Farley's framework is broad enough to have relevance for multiple traditions. Winner of the 2008 grawemeyer award in religionthis long-awaited book by one of American Christianity's foremost ethicists proposes a framework for sexual ethics whereby justice is the criterion for all loving, including love that is related to sexual activity and relationships.

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Faith and Force: A Christian Debate about War

Georgetown University Press - Clough, a methodist proponent of pacifism, a Catholic theologian and just war adherent, and Brian Stiltner, have vowed to answer―together. This book began in an argument between friends surprised to find themselves on opposite sides of the debate about whether the United States and the United Kingdom should invade Iraq in 2003.

. You can download these questions in PDF format at press. Georgetown. Edu. We discovered the common ground we shared, as well as some predictable and some surprising points of difference. When the initial hostilities ended, our conversation continued, and we felt the urgency of contributing to a wider Christian debate about whether and when war could be justified.

Faith and Force: A Christian Debate about War - From the prefaceso began a dynamic collaboration that developed into a civil but provocative debate over matters of war and peace that is Faith and Force. Used book in Good Condition. Situated on opposite sides of the atlantic, and on different sides of the just war/pacifist fence, in different churches, we exchanged long emails that rehearsed on a small scale the great national and international debates that were taking place around us.

From the ancient battles between greek city-states to the Crusades to the World Wars of the twentieth-century to the present-day wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the Middle East, aggressors and defenders alike have claimed the mantle of righteousness and termed their actions just. In each chapter clough and stiltner engage in debate on the issues, demonstrating a respectful exchange of ideas absent in much contemporary political discourse―whether on television or in the classroom.