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Doing Christian Ethics From The Margins

Miguel A. De La Torre

DOING CHRISTIAN ETHICS FROM THE MARGINS  
Doing Christian Ethics From The Margins introduces you to a broad range of ethical issues from the perspective of marginalized peoples. Miguel A. De La Torre explores marginalized views of global issues like poverty, war, and the environment as well as business issues such as corporate accountability and affirmative action. Doing Christian Ethics From The Margins uses a hermeneutical circle for ethics is used to explore each of these areas, and is followed by case studies and questions to stimulate discussion and reflection.

 


ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF Doing Christian Ethics From The Margins
Miguel A. De La Torre, is an associate-professor of social ethics at Iliff School of Theology, a religious scholar, author, and an ordained minister. Born in Cuba months before the Castro Revolution, De La Torre and his family migrated to the United States as refugees when he was an infant. At nineteen years of age he began a real estate company in Miami. De La Torre dissolved the thirteen-year-old real estate company in 1992 to attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in order to obtain a Masters in Divinity and enter the ministry. During his seminary training he served as pastor at a rural congregation. Since obtaining his doctorate, De La Torre has authored numerous articles and books, including several books that have won national awards.


Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: Orbis Books
ISBN/Prod. Code: 978-1-57075-551-4
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 8.1 inches

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