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Ethics: A Liberative Approach

Miguel A De La Torre

Ethics: A Liberative Approach

Miguel A De La Torre

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This survey text for religious ethics and theological ethics courses explores how ethical concepts defined as liberationist, which initially was a Latin American Catholic phenomenon, is presently manifest around the globe and within the United States across different racial, ethnic, and gender groups. Authored by several contributors, this book elucidates how the powerless and disenfranchised within marginalized communities employ their religious beliefs to articulate a liberationist/liberative religious ethical perspective. Students will thus comprehend the diversity existing within the liberative ethical discourse and know which scholars and texts to read and will encounter practical ways to further social justice.

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This survey text for religious ethics and theological ethics courses explores how ethical concepts defined as liberationist, which initially was a Latin American Catholic phenomenon, is presently manifest around the globe and within the United States across different racial, ethnic, and gender groups. Authored by several contributors, this book elucidates how the powerless and disenfranchised within marginalized communities employ their religious beliefs to articulate a liberationist/liberative religious ethical perspective. Students will thus comprehend the diversity existing within the liberative ethical discourse and know which scholars and texts to read and will encounter practical ways to further social justice.
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Miguel A De La Torre

Miguel De La Torre (Ph.D., Temple University)is associate professor of social ethics at Iliff School of Theology, a director to the Society of Christian Ethics, and the co-chair of the Ethics Section at the American Academy of Religion. De La Torre is a newspaper and Internet columnist and a respected expert on liberation theologies

he has authored Genesis: A Theological Commentary on the Bible (Westminster John Knox Press, 2012.); Latino/a Social Justice: Moving Beyond Eurocentric Moral Thinking(Baylor University Press, 2010); The Quest for the Historical Satan (Fortress, 2010) with Albert Hernandez and A Lily Among the Thorns: Imagining a New Christian Sexuality (Jossey-Bass, 2007)
Koorong - Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 80069
  • Product Code 9780800697877
  • ISBN 0800697871
  • EAN 9780800697877
  • Pages 320
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Jan 2013
  • Sales Rank #55791
  • Dimensions 231 x 187 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.544kg

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