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Contextual application of Christian social teaching on political ethics

Polycarp Chuks Obikwelu

Contextual application of Christian social teaching on political ethics

in the light of the pronouncements of the bishops of Africa and Madagascar in the era of globalisation : with particular reference to English-speaking sub-Saharan Africa

by Polycarp Chuks Obikwelu

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church. -- Pope (1878-1903 : Leo XIII).,
  • Catholic Church. -- Pope (1978-2005 : John Paul II).,
  • Christianity and politics -- Africa.,
  • Political ethics -- Africa.,
  • Christian sociology -- Catholic Church.,
  • Globalization.,
  • Decolonization -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPolycarp Chuks Obikwelu.
    SeriesEuropean university studies. Series XXIII, Theology -- v. 838 = -- Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe XXIII, Theologie -- Bd. 838, Europäische Hochschulschriften -- Bd. 838.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.P7 O25 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 426 p. ;
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22748577M
    ISBN 100820487333

    Studies in Christian Ethics – Page 1 STUDIES IN CHRISTIAN ETHICS SYLLABUS Babylonian ethics dealt more with social contact than morality. They emphasized such things as the The ethics of the Moslem is based on the Koran, their holy book. The emphasis of Islamic ethics is conformity to the law. Religion covers every aspect of the. REX Book Store Inc. REX Knowledge Center, Sen M Cuenco Sr, Quezon City, Metro Manila, PH (02)

    This book has it all: Theories of ethics, applied ethics. Many, many more books could be listed here, but not to overwhelm individuals who are making their first exploration into Christian ethics, the above books ought to send you on your journey toward discovering the rich field of Christian ethics. His research interests include social ethics, religion and law, and comparative religious ethics. He has served on the editorial boards of numerous scholarly journals, including the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Studies in Christian Ethics, and the Journal of Law and Religion, and he is an editor-at-large for the Christian Century.

    Reading Patristic Texts on Social Ethics: Issues and Challenges for Twenty-First-Century Christian Social Thought. Edited by Johan Leemans, Brian J. Matz, and Johan Ver strae ten. [CUA Studies in Early Christianity.] (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. 1. Pp. xviii, $ ISBN ). Saint Augustine of Hippo, whose full name was Aurelius Augustinus, was born in a.d. , in the city of Tagaste, in the Roman North African province of Numidia (now Algeria). His moderately well-to-do family was religiously mixed. His father, Patricius, was a pagan who still adhered to the old gods of Rome, and his mother, Monica, was a devout Christian.


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