Category: Ethics

Feminist Ethics and Natural Law: The End of the Anathemas

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Kemble may be, therefore, considered as having, with his eyes open, made a sacrifice of fortune, of peace of mind and of the bodily ease which frequent fits of the gout rendered desirable, in order to sustain the honour of his art. If you are already a student on a taught Masters degree, you may wish to continue your studies by research, in the UK (at Kent or elsewhere) or overseas. For those in the richer countries, for instance, engaging in outdoor recreations usually involves the motor car.
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The Line through the Heart: Natural Law as Fact, Theory, and

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In such a temper of the public mind, it was not wonderful that the appearance of a tragedy, written by a Presbyterian clergyman, and attended and applauded by many of his brethren, and those of great reputation for learning and talents, should appear to many like a ``waxing dim of the fine gold,''---an innovation on the strictness of principle and purity of manners esteemed essential to the Church of Scotland. ``The Presbytery of Edinburgh published a solemn admonition on the subject, beginning with expressions of deep regret at the growing irreligion of the times, particularly the neglect of the Sabbath;<*> but calculated chiefly to warn all the unsuccessful tragedian made a pilgrimage to the tomb of Shakspeare, and there wrote a copy of verses, imploring the deceased bard to transmute him into a marble image, and fix him beside his monument, since he had not obtained the opportunity of fascinating the public by tragic powers resembling his own.
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Religions for Climate Justice: International Interfaith

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So, that would make good health an instrumental value. I am interested in Early Christianity, and my research focuses on the life and thought of Augustine of Hippo. Mackenzie * is secretary.---S. many of them the relations or surviving friends of the deceased worthies of whom he spoke, was bound, by a certain natural delicacy, not to represent, except in a very mitigated view, the foibles of the distinguished persons of whom he spoke. It provides this world plague with the culture in which its germs can spread.
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Repentance: A Comparative Perspective (Rights &

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This degree enables students to specialize in one area or discipline of theological study before or after the third year of the M. Peoples which bastardize themselves, or let themselves be bastardized, sin against the will of eternal Providence... SRI/SRE as conducted by ACCESS Ministries is, quite rightly in my view, instruction into Christianity. The candidate should demonstrate knowledge of the historical texts of the tradition, but also be able to articulate a theoretical perspective that would allow students to do comparative work.
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Foundations of an African Ethic: Beyond the Universal Claims

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The Department of Religion at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2016. Mathews also takes inspiration from her interpretation of the core Daoist idea of wuwei as “letting be” and bringing about change through “effortless action”. This specialization is designed to integrate the social teachings of religions, philosophical ethics, and the data of social and natural sciences into the study of values and moral judgment.
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Raising a Mensch

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A distinctive feature of this program is the opportunity for students not only to gain advanced training in specific fields of religious studies, but also to acquire a basic knowledge of the world's major religious traditions and of the principal methods and theories employed in the study of religion. And wherefore should this be matter either of scandal or of censure, if the sentiments of Dr. By contrast, the share of blacks and Hispanics who are religiously unaffiliated has not changed by a statistically significant margin in recent years.
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Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic Of Morals

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You’ll undertake fieldwork on a religious community, staying with them for a short period of time and observing current practice. My current ethnographic research project explores conceptions of masculine identities in South Asian Diasporas, with a specific focus on cultural memory and intergenerational difference. This module explore the central questions such as ‘What is religion for?,’ ‘What interests does it serve?,’ and ‘Whether or not religion is 'true', may it be suspected of producing an illusory view of itself?’ You will be introduced to and explore three critical worldviews and their critiques of established religion: psychoanalysis (religion as wish-fulfilment); Marxian critical theory (religion as ideology); and Nietzschean scepticism (religion as will to power).
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With the Grain of the Universe: The Church's Witness and

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The one shows you provinces, the wealth of which has been tripled under her management,--- the other a problem which has never been practically solved. And each individual possesses power and virtue just in so far as he obeys this impulse. During the next few decades, it grew very little because Wiener’s insights were so far ahead of everyone else’s. Recourse was again had to the illustrius past of Catholicism, while, at the same time, modern ethical systems gave occasion to a thorough investigation and verification of principles of the moral order.
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Justice and Mercy

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As Director of the Sophia Center, this person will oversee administrative tasks such as academic advising, mentoring, scheduling of courses, selection of adjunct faculty, curriculum development, program assessment, and supervision of the Summer Institute and Administrative Assistant and all adjunct and visiting faculty. It is run up to the tree, and the pole, strongly secured to the tree while both are in a perpendicular posture, is brought down to a horizontal position, and in descending in obedience to the purchase operates as a lever, which, aided by the exertions of the pickmen, rends the tree out of the soil.
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Curing Violence : Essays on Rene Girard

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Here are four case studies, based on real-life experiences, with advice on how to handle ethical issues, from inappropriate gifts to sexual advances. Starting with a consideration of conceptual issues (what is ‘popular religion’?), the course will give a survey of the beliefs and practices of Chinese popular religion, including ancestor worship, territorial cults, spirit-mediumism, divination, and popular sects. As a doctoral student in Christian Ethics and Society, Joi is interested in the efficacy of faith based social justice organizations and social movement theory.
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