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Atheism and Societal Health  

Phil Zuckerman

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Nov 2013
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Oct 2013
This article examines the strong correlation that currently exists between high levels of secularity in a given society positive societal well-being. By looking at the most and least ... More

Buddhist Economics: Scales of Value in Global Exchange  

Matthew King

In addition to summarizing key concerns in Theravāda Buddhist Economics by scholars such as E. F. Schumacher and the Thai monk Payutto, this essay explores how descriptions of the West, ... More

Jewish Bioethics: The Distribution of Health Care  

Aaron L. Mackler

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Dec 2012
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Jan 2013
This chapter discusses the distribution of health care, an issue that has become particularly urgent and controversial in recent years because the median age of populations in most ... More

Jewish Environmental Ethics: Intertwining with  

Arthur Waskow

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Dec 2012
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Jan 2013
This chapter discusses Jewish environmental ethics. It focuses on what two central biblical stories—the Garden of Eden and the Flood—tell us about Jewish ecological ethics as the Torah ... More

Time, Eternity, and Eschatology  

William Lane Craig

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Dec 2007
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Sep 2009
Time is that dimension of reality whose constituent elements are ordered by relations of “earlier than,” “simultaneous with,” and “later than”, and are experienced by us as past, present, ... More

Violence and Justice  

Pamela Cooper-White

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Nov 2014
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May 2014
Sexuality is a domain of experience that has been variously described as embodied, deeply personal, intimate, ecstatic, and even sacred. Yet, precisely because of some of these qualities ... More

Wives and Husbands  

Thomas Knieps-Port le Roi

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Nov 2014
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Jun 2014
The chapter provides an overview of recent developments in the theology and ethics of marriage. It places the debates first in a sociocultural context of deinstitutionalization and ... More

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