The Quest for a Moral Compass by Kenan Malik✓ | Books II (Must-Read) | Books, Morals, Book wormsAre you ready for a challenge? Over a lifetime of church involvement Stuart Manins and David Bell have discerned that most of the trials, tribulations and triumphs of church life have their roots in the ethical, spiritual, social and theological dimensions. Malik's book provides an excellent framework for the dialogue. You can also find other Guided readings in Creative Spaces. You are warmly encouraged to set up your own guided readings for your personal ministry contexts. Contact David Bell in Creative Spaces to see how to do it. Malik, Kenan
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It is a history of the world told through the history of moral thought and a history of moral thought that casts new light on global history. Here are reviews of the book arranged chronologically. There could be no more daunting intellectual task than setting out to write a history of moral thought from the ancient Greeks until now. Yet there is no neater way of combining philosophy, religion, intellectual history, general history and just about everything imaginable relating to the human condition. To bring it off you need to know a lot in many fields, be up-to-date in your reading and have the ambition to be a true philosopher.
Morality has become the great unspeakable. Pass a moral judgement and you will be accused of judgmentalism. Defend a traditional institution like marriage and you will be branded either a relic or a fanatic. More than 30 years ago, in After Virtue, Alasdair MacIntyre argued that we were all living, unaware, among the wreckage of multiple moral systems, some ancient, others formulated in the wake of the Enlightenment, each incompatible with the others. These are among the most rewarding sections of the book and the most needed.
A Global History of Ethics
A history that has never been told before: the story of the global search for moral truth. Kenan Malik is a writer, lecturer and broadcaster. Download cover. In this remarkable and ground-breaking book, Kenan Malik explores the history of moral thought as it has developed over three millennia, from Homer s Greece to Mao's China, from ancient India to modern America. It tells the stories of the great philosophers, and breathes life into their ideas, while also challenging many of our most cherished moral beliefs. Engaging and provocative, The Quest for a Moral Compass confronts some of humanity's deepest questions. Where do values come from?
Not in United States? Choose your country's store to see books available for purchase. See if you have enough points for this item. Sign in. It tells the stories of the great philosophers, and breathes life into their ideas, while also challenging many of our most cherished moral beliefs. Where do values come from? Is God necessary for moral guidance?