How to Live Well

How to Live Well : Ethics in the World Religions

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This concise, historical/comparative introduction to the role and nature of ethics (what is right, just, moral and good) among the world's religious traditions, presents a structured examination of each religion as it views ethical considerations of family life, work, social justice, nature and models of the ethical ideal. Organized by religious traditions, each chapter includes an organization to that religious world view and history. A separate chapter contrasts traditional ethical systems in the worlds religions with modern ethical assumptions. An extensive bibliography, glossary, and end-of-chapter questions help students focus on key issues and concepts. This book should be of interest to degree and diploma students on courses of religious ethics, moral reasoning, comparative ethics in departments of religious studies.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 160.02 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534084729
  • 9780534084721

Table of contents

Introduction. Jewish ethics. Christian ethics. Muslim ethics. Hindu ethics. Buddhist ethics. Chinese ethics. Japanese ethics. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.show more