The Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics

The Blackwell Companion to Religious Ethics

Editor(s): William Schweiker

Published Online: 20 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631216346

Online ISBN: 9780470997031

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997031

About this Book

Written by internationally renowned scholars, this Companion maps the moral teachings of the world's religions, and also charts new directions for work in the field of religious ethics.


  • Now available in paperback, this is a rich resource for understanding the moral teachings and practices of the world's religions
  • Includes detailed discussions of issues in moral theory
  • Offers extensive treatment of the world's major religious traditions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Chinese religions and African religions
  • Compares the ways in which the religions provide resources for addressing current moral challenges in areas such as ecology, economics, global dynamics, religious war, human rights and other topics.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1.1: Moral Inquiry: Reflection

  2. Part 1.2: Moral Inquiry: Transmission

  3. Part 1.3: Moral Inquiry: Comparison

    1. Chapter 13

      Cosmology (pages 120–128)

      Frank E. Reynolds and Jonathan W. Schofer

  4. Part 2.1: Moral Traditions: Jewish Ethics

  5. Part 2.2: Moral Traditions: Christian Ethics

  6. Part 2.3: Moral Traditions: Islamic Ethics

  7. Part 2.4: Moral Traditions: Buddhist Ethics

  8. Part 2.5: Moral Traditions: Indian/Hindu Ethics

  9. Part 2.6: Moral Traditions: Chinese Ethics

  10. Part 2.7: Moral Traditions: African Ethics

  11. Part 3.1: Moral Issues: Systems

  12. Part 3.2: Moral Issues: Persons

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