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Title John Rawls and Christian social engagement : justice as unfairness / edited by Anthony B. Bradley and Greg Forster
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 205 pages)
Contents The early Rawls : what is justice as fairness? / Karen Taliaferro -- The late Rawls : what is public reason? / Micah Watson -- Much more than fairness : the shape of justice in the new testament / Matthew B. Arbo -- What does justice mean without God? / Jerome C. Foss -- Can human beings have intrinsic dignity or equality without God? / Matthew Parks -- The secularist biases of Rawls' neutral rules / Hunter Baker -- Does pluralism require religion to be either rationalized or cast out of society? / Joseph M. Knippenberg -- Rawls and civil society / Daniel Kelly -- Rawls and economic justice / John Addison Teevan -- Rawls and the culture war / Bryan McGraw
Summary In this book, leading Christian political thinkers and practitioners critique the Rawlsian concepts of "justice as fairness" and "public reason" from the perspective of Christian political theory and practice. It provides a new level of analysis from Christian perspectives, including implications for such hot topics as the culture war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Rawls, John, 1921-2002.
Christianity and justice.
Form Electronic book
Author Arbo, Matthew, 1981-
Baker, Hunter, 1970-
Bradley, Anthony B., 1971- editor
Forster, Greg, 1973- editor
Foss, Jerome C.
Kelly, Daniel.
Knippenberg, Joseph
McGraw, Bryan
Parks, Matthew
Taliaferro, Karen.
Teevan, John Addison
Watson, Micah
ISBN 1498504957 (electronic bk.)
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