Preface; 1. The politics of salvation; 2. Creation and evil; 3. Kingdom of God; 4. Christ; 5. Spirit; 6. Cross; 7. Nature; 8. Hope; Index.
A Christian response to global realities of human inequality, poverty, violence and ecological destruction in the twenty-first century.
Lisa Sowle Cahill is J. Donald Monan, SJ, Professor of Theology at Boston College. Her most recent publications include Sex, Gender and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, 1996), Bioethics and the Common Good (2004) and Theological Bioethics: Participation, Justice and Change (2005). She is currently a member of the Catholic Common Ground Initiative, the Advisory Board of the Public Religion Research Institute, the Board of Directors of the international journal Concilium and the Catholic Peacebuilding Network.
'... a sincere, intellectually astute, generous, humble, creative, reconciling foray into Scripture, theology and philosophy ...' Studies in Christian Ethics
"This important book bridges prevalent divisions between ethics, systematic theology, and biblical studies ... Students of Christian theology and ethics will find this book demonstrates that one can methodologically bridge ethics, theology, and biblical studies. It will also be useful for advanced undergraduate and graduate student seminars in theology and ethics ... Recommended ..." A. W. Klink, Choice
"... a sincere, intellectually astute, generous, humble, creative, reconciling foray into Scripture, theology and philosophy ..." Studies in Christian Ethics