Living Responsibly in Community: Essays in Honor of E. Clinton Gardner

Living Responsibly in Community: Essays in Honor of E. Clinton Gardner

By: Frederick E. Glennon (author)Hardback

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These essays critically appropriate the concepts of responsibility and covenant by reconceptualizing them within diverse Christian ethical traditions (virtue ethics, feminist ethics, African-American) and by discerning their implications for critical social issues, including abortion, law, medicine, public policy, and technology. Contents: Responsibility and Covenant in the Writings of E. Clinton Gardner, Fred Glennon and Russ Willis; The Gendered Division of Moral Labor: Radical Relationalism and Feminist Ethics, Janet Jakobsen; The Gospel as Tragedy: On Moral Collisions, Tragic Flaws and the Possibility of Redemption, Lou Ruprecht; Responsibility and Moral Betrayal, Christine Pohl; A Womanist Model of Responsibility: The Moral Agency of Victoria Way DeLee, Rosetta Ross; A Transformative-Responsiblist Ethic of Justice: Martin, Malcolm & Angela, Bill Thurston; Ecclesiology and Covenant: Christian Social Institutions in a Pluralistic Society, Jim Thobaben; Virtue Ethics and Political Responsibility, Pete Gathje; Renewing the Welfare Covenant: Welfare Reform and Responsible Poverty Policy, Fred Glennon; The Ethics of Leaving Ms. Smith Alone: A Responsiblist Corrective to Autonomy in Medicine, Adele Resmer; Casting One Stone After Another: The Failure of Moral Responsibility in the American System of Capital Punishment, Darryl Trimiew; Should Responsibility Be Taught Through Mandated High School Service?, Les Weber; Technology and Responsibility: An Ethic of Self-Limiting Participation, Russ Willis.

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Frederick E. Glennon is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York. Gary S. Hauk is Secretary to the University at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Darryl M. Trimiev is Associate Professor and Chair the Department of Church and Society at the Brie Divinity School of Texas Christian University in Forth Worth, Texas.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780761806387
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9780761806387
  • weight: 463
  • ISBN10: 0761806385

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