Development and Religion: Theology and Practice

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
Development and Religion explores how the world s five major religions Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam understand and practice development through an examination of their sacred texts, social teaching and basic beliefs. Religious belie
 

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Contents

1 The religiondevelopment nexus
1
dharma and active citizenship
25
a middle way for development
52
a cry for justice
83
development as an option for the poor
109
equality and action
144
7 Conclusion
171
References
176
Index
193
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