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2017 Annual Meeting, Nov 18-21

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2018 Regional Meetings

The following Calls for Papers are open:

Mid-Atlantic
Deadline: December 15

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Deadline: October 27

Southeast (SECSOR)
Deadline: October 15

Southwest (SWCRS)
Deadline: October 15

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 6

Western
Deadline: October 1

2017 National Humanities Conference

Register by October 27 for the NHC conference in Boston.

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Roots of Relational Ethics: Responsibility in Origin and Maturity in H. Richard Niebuhr

Keiser, R. Melvin

Description

H. Richard Niebuhr’s major work, which he did not live to complete, was to be on theological ethics. Based on the published and unpublished writings that Niebuhr completed during the last decade of his life, Roots of Relational Ethics demonstrates that Niebuhr’s conception of responsibility was the culmination of his thought about self, God, Christ, the church, ethics and decision-making, and social evil. R. Melvin Keiser examines the limitations and potential of Niebuhr’s use of responsibility in comparison with relevant themes in liberation and feminist theological ethics. He suggests that Niebuhr’s mature work can contribute to the alleviation of environmental exploitation, sexism, anti-Judaism, war, racism, and classism.

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  • Paperback
  • 256 Pages
  • Published: January 1996
  • ISBN: 0788502123
  • Series: Reflection & Theory in the Study of Religion

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