The Public Order And The Sacred Order

Author: Stephen M. Krason
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810863979
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The Public Order And The Sacred Order from the Author: Stephen M. Krason. The Public Order and the Sacred Order evaluates a range of contemporary social and political questions in light of Catholic social teaching, philosophy, great political thinkers, and America's founding tradition. It treats a wide range of topics, including · economics · education · free speech · abortion · church-state relations · American legal trends · international politics Through discussions of these and other issues confronting contemporary American society, author Stephen M. Krason offers a scholarly social commentary, suggests means for a reconstruction of sound social and political thought, and calls for a renewal of American institutions, politics, and culture. The book is structured in three parts: Part I sets out foundational principles guided by Catholic social teaching, philosophical reasoning, Western political thought, and the American founding; Part II examines and evaluates the numerous issues in light of the principles set out in Part I; and Part III provides approaches to the issues-both general and specific policy ideas-consonant with the foundational principles set out in Part I. There is also a volume of important Catholic Church documents, Supreme Court cases, and excerpts of important writings in the history of Western and American political thought that let the reader examine directly many documents discussed in the text of the book. Along with being a strong and focused defense of traditional Catholic approaches to the questions of our time, the vast array of material covered makes this book an invaluable reference for anyone interested in contemporary politics.

Pulpits Politics And Public Order In England 1760 1832

Author: Robert Hole
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521893657
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Pulpits Politics And Public Order In England 1760 1832 from the Author: Robert Hole. This book explores the relationship between religion and politics in England from the accession of George III to the First Reform Bill, considering the political and social ideas of Catholics, Anglicans, Methodists, Dissenters, deists and atheists. It examines the effect of the French Revolution on Christian political and social theory as well as reactions to the American Revolution, riots and disorder, economic and social education, secularisation, 'Blasphemy and Sedition', the growth of atheism, and the Reform of the Constitution in 1826-32. Major figures such as Burke, Paine, Wollstonecraft, Coleridge, Bentham and Wesley are considered, but popular, everyday arguments are also analysed. The book examines Christian views on political obligation and the right of rebellion, and suggests that religion was used as a means of social control to maintain public order and stability in a rapidly changing society.

Select Proceedings Of The European Society Of International Law

Author: Hélà ̈ne Ruiz Fabri
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847315895
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Select Proceedings Of The European Society Of International Law from the Author: Hélà ̈ne Ruiz Fabri. This book continues the series Select Proceedings of the European Society of International Law, containing the proceedings of the Third Biennial Conference organised by ESIL and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in 2008. The conference was entitled 'International Law in a Heterogeneous World', reflecting an idea which is central to the ESIL philosophy. Heterogeneity is considered one of the pillars upon which Europe's contribution to international law is built and the subject was considered in a number of panels, including such diverse topics as migration, the history of international law, the rules on warfare and international environmental law.

The Ethical Challenge Of Auschwitz And Hiroshima

Author: Darrell J. Fasching
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791413760
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The Ethical Challenge Of Auschwitz And Hiroshima from the Author: Darrell J. Fasching. This book addresses the problem of religion, ethics, and public policy in a global technological civilization. It attempts to do what narrative ethicists have said cannot be done—to construct a cross-cultural ethic of human dignity, human rights, and human liberation which respects the diversity of narrative traditions. It seeks to do this without succumbing to either ethical relativism or ethical absolutism. The author confronts directly the dominant narrative of our technological civilization: the Janus-faced myths of “Apocalypse or Utopia.” Through this myth, we view technology ambivalently, as both the object of our dread and the source of our hope. The myth thus renders us ethically impotent: the very strength of our literal utopian euphoria sends us careening toward some literal apocalyptic “final solution.” The demonic narrative that dominated Auschwitz (“killing in order to heal”) is part of this Janus-faced technological mythos that emerged out of Hiroshima. And it is this mythic narrative which underlies and structures much of public policy in our nuclear age. This book proposes a coalition of members of holy communities and secular groups, organized to prevent any future eruptions of the demonic. Its goal is to construct a bridge not only over the abyss between religions, East and West, but also between religious and secular ethics.

The Conquest Of The Soul

Author: Wietse De Boer
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004117488
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The Conquest Of The Soul from the Author: Wietse De Boer. Carlo Borromeo earned sainthood by attempting to turn Milan into a holy city. This book is the first to interpret his program of penitential discipline as an effort to reshape Lombard society by reaching into the souls of its inhabitants.

Contested Countryside Cultures

Author: Paul J. Cloke
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415140744
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Contested Countryside Cultures from the Author: Paul J. Cloke. This book charts the experiences of marginalised groups living in (and visiting) the countryside, revealing how notions of the rural have been created to reflect and reinforce divisions among those living there.

Public Order

Author: Dilip K. Das
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Public Order from the Author: Dilip K. Das. Representing a pioneering effort in the field of public order policing, this collection of articles written by both practitioners and scholars from all continents of the world presents public order from a global perspective. The articles address a multitude of public disorder situations and strategies, i.e. demonstrations, protests, celebrations, ceremonies, labor activity, traffic control, sports violence, inter-group violence and terrorism, to present the most comprehensive and contemporary perspectives on this subject. The articles cover a great variety of nations that offers a much more diverse collection than the traditional focus on Western democracies. Readings address issue-oriented protests, mass actions centering on quality of life demands, the impact of terrorism on public order policing, crime as public disorder and public order policing within the context of community policing. For police executive officers, police managers, and police researchers.

On The Social Contract

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486111806
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On The Social Contract from the Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau. A milestone of political science, Rousseau's 1762 work argues that all government is fundamentally flawed and that modern society is rife with inequality. He proposes an alternative system for the development of self-governing, self-disciplined citizens.

The Islamic Law Of Nations

Author: Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan Shaybānī
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801869754
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The Islamic Law Of Nations from the Author: Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan Shaybānī. From its origins Islam has been an expansionist religion, understanding itself as a matter of faith to be in a permanent state of war with the non-Muslim world. After the initial consolidation of the Islamic caliphate, however, it soon became apparent that constant military hostilities could not be sustained and that other forms of relationship with non-Muslim nations would be necessary. To reconcile the imperatives of faith with the limits of military power, Islamic scholars developed elaborate legal doctrines. In the second century of the Muslim era (eighth century C.E.), hundreds of years before the codification of international law in Europe by Grotius and others, Muhammad ibn al-Hasan al-Shaybani, an eminent jurist of the Hanafite school in present-day Iraq, wrote the first major Islamic treatise on the law of nations, Kitab al-Siyar al-Kabir. Translated with an extensive commentary by Majid Khadduri, Shaybani's Siyar describes in detail conditions for war (jihad) and for peace, principles for the conduct of military action and of diplomacy, and rules for the treatment of non-Muslims in Muslim lands. A foundational text of the leading school of law in Sunni Islam, it provides essential insights into relations between Islamic nations and the larger world from their earliest days up to the present.