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Christian Faith and Social Justice (McCracken, ed.)

Vic McCracken, ed., Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views

New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2014

In a society trapped in a two-party political system it may be surprising to many that there are at least five major streams of thought that can inform any given political discourse from the perspective of faith. 1,304 more words

Christian Faith

World Philosophy Day: Part 1 – Rawls’ Theory of Justice

by Quentin Wodon

Today, November 20, is World Philosophy Day. Philosophy has many branches, but one of the most important for daily life is political philosophy. 1,458 more words

Eradicating Extreme Poverty

How Much Must We Account for the Complexity of Religious Pluralism in Political Philosophy? #rawlsreligion

In the works of Rawls, religion, as a concept is largely conceptualized as mainstream Western religion. This includes both Protestant and Catholic strands of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. 373 more words

Religion

Mga Aswang sa Undas!

SILA ANG mga nilalang na matatagpuan sa ibabaw ng bubong at naninilip upang malaman kung gising pa ang mga tao sa bahay. Sila ay umaatake sa gabi habang ang mga may-ari ng bahay ay himbing sa pagtulog o ‘di kaya’y umalis at pumunta sa probinsya dahil sa Undas. 7 more words

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"The possibility of a general theory of emergency"

That is the subtitle of this fascinating paper — the full title of the paper is “Exception and Necessity: The Possibility of a General Theory of Emergency” — written by our colleague William Vazquez-Irizarry, a law professor at the University of Puerto Rico. 137 more words

Law