Battleground: Religion 2 volumes (Battleground Series) by Daniel L. Smith-Christopher Ph.D.

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By Daniel L. Smith-Christopher Ph.D.

Is there a debatable factor within the modern global that doesn't contain faith? no matter if it is a debate over the start of lifestyles, or on sexuality and kin lifestyles, or at the stewardship of people over the surroundings, just about all of the main contentious issues that influence ultra-modern society contain people's deeply held spiritual ideals. Battleground: faith is helping make clear those advanced themes via analyzing how a variety of non secular ideals and practices impression present political, social, and cultural debates. all of the nearly a hundred entries examines a hot-button issue—from battle and peace to the tradition wars—and discusses, in a balanced and aim method, the issues of view on those subject matters from all components of the non secular spectrum. scholars will come clear of Battleground: faith with a greater figuring out of the problems that they are going to be encountering for years to come.Each access contains a bibliography or assets for additional info.

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Knowing what it is like to be marginalized and abused, therefore, the prophets insist that the Jewish community must show particular concern for the marginalized and suffering in their midst. In line with the Jewish prophets, Jesus also called his followers to reach out to those on the margins of society. According to the Christian New Testament, when Christians feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, clothe the naked, and visit the sick and imprisoned, they are, in fact, doing all these things for Christ (Matt 25: 31–46).

Studies indicate that abortion rates have not risen since the legalization of Mifegyne in countries such as France, Germany, Sweden, and Great Britain. Some religious voices have opposed RU-486; Catholic officials in Bavaria, for example, objected to the distribution of the pill (even if German law requires proof of counseling prior to abortions). SUMMARY It is clear that the abortion debate is not a matter of simple arguments—but involves detailed consideration of often difficult moral and medical issues.

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