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Religion and Ethics
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Editors: Gloria Simpson and Spencer Payne
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present current research in the study of women and religion, ethics, and the science of religion. Topics discussed include the influence of Christianity on society and ethical practice; female Shamanism in Peru; the everlasting conflict of evolution and science vs. religiosity; the ecological model in genetics and religion; religious affiliation among the Kassena-Nankana of Northern Ghana; and religion versus culture. (Imprint: Nova)

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Chapter 1 - The Influence of Christianity on Society and Ethical Practice: A Syriac (Aramaic) Viewpoint (pp. 1-48)
Authors / Editors: (V. Rev. Fr. Boutros Touma Issa, St. Ephraim Syriac Orthodox Church,Theodora Issa, Curtin Business School, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia)

Chapter 2 - Female Shamanism in Peru: Reflecting Gender Roles and Socio-Cultural Construction of Femininity among Indigenous Women Healers? (pp. 49-72)
Authors / Editors: (Maria Costanza Torri, University of New Brunswick, Canada)

Chapter 3 - The Everlasting Conflict: Evolution-and-Science versus Religiosity (pp. 73-98)
Authors / Editors: (Guillermo Paz-y-Miño-C, Avelina Espinosa, Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 4 - The Ecological Model in Genetics and Religion (pp. 99-122)
Authors / Editors: (Stephen M. Modell, Sharon L.R. Kardia, Toby Citrin, Susan B. King, Department of Health Management and Policy, Department of Epidemiology, Life Sciences & Society Program, University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 5 - Religious Affiliation among the Kassena-Nankana of Northern Ghana: Do Switching Trends Differ by Gender? (pp. 123-136)
Authors / Editors: (Henry V. Doctor, Evelyn B. Sakeah, James F. Phillips, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health, New York, New York, USA, and others)

Chapter 6 - Religion versus Culture: Pakistani Women’s Experiences of Infant Feeding (pp. 137-148)
Authors / Editors: (Kubra Anwar, Louise M. Wallace, Applied Research Centre in Health and Lifestyle Interventions, Coventry University, United Kingdom)

   Series:
      Religion and Spirituality
      Ethical Issues in the 21st Century
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013- January
   Pages: 170, 6 x 9 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-813-9
   Status: AV
  
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