On Religious Ethics: William Schweiker (University of Chicago).
PART I: MORAL INQUIRY.
1. Moral Theories:Robin W. Lovin (Southern Methodist University).
2. Moral Truth: Maria Antonaccio (Bucknell University).
3. Agents and Moral Formation: Thomas W. Ogletree (Yale University).
4. Ideas of Ethical Excellence:Lee Yearley (Stanford University).
5. Practical Reasoning and Moral Casuistry: Albert R. Jonsen (University of.
6. Authority and Religious Experience:Darrell J. Fasching (University of South Florida).
7. Text and Canon: Michael Fishbane (University of Chicago).
8. Practices:Francis X. Clooney (Boston College).
9. Ritual:Francisca Cho (Georgetown University).
10. Saints and Exemplars:Lamin Sanneh (Yale University).
11. Law and Religion:Winnifred Fallers Sullivan (University of Chicago).
12. Norms, Values and Metaphysics:Franklin I. Gamwell (University of Chicago).
13.Cosmology:Frank E. Reynolds and Jonathan Schofer (University of Chicago).
14. Culture and Moral Pluralism:Bruce Grelle (California State University, Chico).
15. History of Religions:Donald K. Swearer (Swarthmore College).
16. Comparison in Religious Ethics:Sumner B. Twiss (Florida State University).
PART II: MORAL TRADITIONS.
1. Jewish Ethics.
17. Jewish Ethics?: Hilary Putnam (Harvard University).
18. Foundations of Jewish Ethics: Ronald Green (Dartmouth College).
19. Ethics Differentiated from the Law: Shaul Magid (Jewish Theological Seminary).
20. From Law to Ethics...and Back: Nancy Levene (Williams College).
2. Christian Ethics.
21. Christian Ethics?: Gene Outka (Yale University).
22. Origins of Christian Ethics: Jozef M. L. Van Gerwen (University of Antwerp).
23. Differentiations in Christian Ethics: Vigen Guroian (Loyola College, Baltimore).
24. Trajectories in Christian Ethics: Jean Porter (University of Notre Dame).
3. Islamic Ethics.
25. Muslim Ethics?: Ebrahim Moosa (Duke University).
26. Origins of Islamic Ethics: Foundations and Constructions: A. Kevin Reinhart (Dartmouth College).
27. Islamic Ethics: Differentiations: Abdulaziz Sachedina (University of Virginia).
28. Muslim Ethical Trajectories in the Contemporary Period: Frederick Mathewson Denny (University of Colorado, Boulder).
29. Buddhist Ethics?: John Ross Carter (Colgate University).
30. Origins of Buddhist Ethics: Damien Keown (Goldsmiths College, The University of London).
31. Cultural Differentiation in Buddhist Ethics: Thomas P. Kasulis (Ohio State University).
32. Buddhist Ethics: Trajectories: Charles Hallisey (University of Wisconsin, Madison).
5. Indian/Hindu Ethics.
33. Hindu Ethics?: Roy W. Perrett (University of Hawaii).
34. Origins of Hindu Ethics: Anne Monius (University of Virginia).
35. Differentiations in Hindu Ethics: Maria Heim (California State University, Long Beach).
36. Trajectory of Hindu Ethics: Joseph Prabhu (California State University, Los Angeles).
6. Chinese Ethics.
37. Chinese Ethics?: Eske Møllgaard (Hofstra University).
38. Origins of Chinese Ethics: Philip J. Ivanhoe (University of Michigan).
39. Differentiations in Chinese Ethics: Mark Csikszentmihalyi (University of Wisconsin, Madison).
40. Trajectories of Chinese Ethics: Mark Berkson (Hamline University).
7. African Ethics.
41. African Ethics?: Barry Hallen (Morehouse College).
42. Origins of African Ethics: Segun Gbadegesin (Howard University).
43. Differentiations in African Ethics: Benezet Bujo (University of Fribourg).
44. Trajectories in African Ethics: Laura Grillo (Pacifica Graduate Institute).
PART III: MORAL ISSUES .
45. Economics: Max L. Stackhouse (Princeton Theological Seminary).
46. Technology: Gerald McKenny (University of Notre Dame).
47. Ecology: William French (Loyola University, Chicago).
48. Nations: Jean Bethke Elshtain (University of Chicago).
49. Global Dynamics: Sallie B. King (James Madison University).
50. Religious Membership: Robin Gill (University of Kent,.
51. Human Rights: Simeon O. Ilesanmi (Wake Forest University).
52. Future Generations: Svend Andersen (University of Aarhus).
53. Health: Katherine K. Young (McGill University).
54. Body Culture: Regina Ammicht-Quinn (Center for Ethics in the Sciences,.
55. Religion and Religious War: John Kelsay (Florida State University).
56. Moral Development: Don S. Browning (University of Chicago).
57. Indigenous Peoples and Religious Moral Identity: Vine Deloria, Jr. (University.
of Colorado, Boulder).
Glossary of Basic Terms: David Clairmont (University of Chicago).
“Edited by the superbly qualified Schweiker, this book contains 57 short articles by leading scholars of religious ethics … The volume's goal of exhibiting the horizons of contemporary work in religious ethics is well achieved … It serves also as a useful reference on the most studied traditions and on theoretical and practical issues. Highly recommended.” Choice
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