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The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought (Oxford Studies in Theological Ethics) [Hardcover]

By Brent Waters (Author)
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Brent Waters examines the historical roots and contemporary implications of the virtual disappearance of the family in late liberal and Christian social and political thought. Waters argues that the principal cause of this disappearance is late liberalism's fixation on individual autonomy, which renders familial bonds unintelligible. He traces the history of this emphasis, from its origin in Hobbes and Locke, through Kant, to such contemporary theorists as Rawls and Okin. In response, Waters offers an alternative normative account of the family's role in social and political ordering, drawing upon the work of Althusius, Grotius, Dooyeweerd, and O'Donovan.

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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages   320
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.82" Width: 5.81" Height: 0.93"
Weight:   1.19 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2007
Publisher   Oxford University Press
ISBN  0199271968  
ISBN13  9780199271962  

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Brent Waters is director of the Center for Ethics and Values, and assistant professor of Christian Social Ethics at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. He is the author of "Reproductive Technology: Towards a Theology of Procreative Stewardship" and co-author (with Ronald Cole-Turner) of "Pastoral Genetics: Theology and Care at the Beginning of Life."

Ronald Cole-Turner is the H. Parker Sharp Professor of Theology and Ethics at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. Recent publications include the edited volumes, "Human Cloning: Religious Perspectives" and "Beyond Cloning: Religion and the Remaking of Humanity."

Brent Waters currently resides in the state of Illinois.

Brent Waters has published or released items in the following series...

  1. Oxford Studies in Theological Ethics

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