Exploring Moral Injury in Sacred Texts (Studies in Religion by Joseph McDonald,Rita Nakashima Brock,Amir Hussain,Brad

By Joseph McDonald,Rita Nakashima Brock,Amir Hussain,Brad Kelle,Daniel C. Maguire,Kelly Denton-Borhaug,Michael Yandell,Warren Carter,John Thompson,David R. Blumenthal,Nancy Bowen

ethical harm is a profound violation of a human being's center ethical id via reports of violence or trauma. this is often the 1st booklet during which students from diversified religion and educational backgrounds ponder the idea that of ethical damage no longer basically from a pastoral or philosophical perspective yet via serious engagement with the sacred texts of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and American Civil Religion.

This selection of essays explores the ambiguities of non-public culpability between either perpetrators and sufferers of violence and the anguish desirous about accepting own corporation in trauma. individuals supply clean and compelling readings of texts from various religion traditions and use their findings to mirror on real-life ideas for restoration from violations of middle ethical ideals and their outcomes similar to disgrace, melancholy and habit. With interpretations of the sacred texts, members ponder the worries of the morally-injured at the present time and supply specific points of therapeutic from their groups as help, making this a groundbreaking contribution to the learn of ethical damage and trauma.

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