DAVID HADORFF looks at what
Christian ethics has to offer to this post-modern world, and finds
some answers in Karl Barth's work. Christian Ethics as
Witness: Barth's ethics for a world at risk analyses
Barth's relevance to the political, economic, and environmental
spheres (James Clarke, £28.75; 978-0-227-17374-9).
Matt Edge explores two
questions in On Liberty and Peace: Peace Part II.
The first is how humans can live together co-operatively; the
second is where the boundaries and limits of individual freedom lie
in order to be able do that (Imprint Academic, £8.95
The essays in
Reconciliation, Justice, and Peace address ideas
that were discussed at the second African Synod held in Kenya in
2010. The book provides an opportunity for readers to learn about
the theological thinking of Africans in their context, and the
globalisation of the world. It is edited by Agbonkhianmeghe
Orobator SJ (Orbis/Alban, £26.99 (£24.30);
In Peacemaking and Religious Violence: From Thomas
Aquinas to Thomas Jefferson, Roger Johnson looks at
different kinds of conflict. He devotes chapters to warring between
different types of Christian; between Christians and people of the
other Abrahamic faiths; and with those of other religions.
(Lutterworth Press, £21.25; 978-0-7188-9240-1).