Comparative Religious Ethics by Darrell J. Fasching
A Narrative Approach to Global Ethics

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See Reader Rating


This popular textbook has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent global developments, whilst retaining its unique and compelling narrative-style approach. Using ancient stories from diverse religions, it explores a broad range of important and complex moral issues, resulting in a truly reader-friendly and comparative introduction to religious ethics. A thoroughly revised and expanded new edition of this popular textbook, yet retains the unique narrative-style approach which has proved so successful with studentsConsiders the ways in which ancient stories from diverse religions, such as the Bhagavad Gita and the lives of Jesus and Buddha, have provided ethical orientation in the modern worldUpdated to reflect recent discussions on globalization and its influence on cross-cultural and comparative ethics, economic dimensions to ethics, Gandhian traditions, and global ethics in an age of terrorismExpands coverage of Asian religions, quest narratives, the religious and philosophical approach to ethics in the West, and considers Chinese influences on Thich Nhat Hanh’s Zen Buddhism, and Augustine’s ConfessionsAccompanied by an instructor’s manual (coming soon, see which shows how to use the book in conjunction with contemporary films

About Darrell J. Fasching

See more books from this Author
Darrell J. Fasching is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida where he has previously served as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and as Chair of the Department of Religious Studies. He is the author of Narrative Theology After Auschwitz: From Alienation to Ethics (1992), The Ethical Challenge of Auschwitz and Hiroshima (1993) and The Coming of the Millennium (1996). Dell deChant is Instructor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Religious Studies at the University of South Florida where he has taught since 1996. He is the Editor of the Journal of the Society for the Study of Metaphysical Religions.
Published July 15, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 376 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

Reader Rating for Comparative Religious Ethics

An aggregated and normalized score based on 7 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review