Faith-Based Health Justice

Transforming Agendas of Faith Communities

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Editor(s): 
Ville Päivänsalo, Ayesha Ahmad, George Zachariah
  • Minneapolis: 
    Fortress
    , February
     2021.
     360 pages.
     $34.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781506465425.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

In Faith-Based Health Justice, a stellar assembly of scholars mines critical insights into the promotion of health justice across Christian and Islamic faith traditions and beyond. Contributors to the volume consider what health justice might mean today, if developed in accordance with faith traditions whose commandment to care for the poor, ill, and marginalized lies at the core of their theology. And what kind of transformation of both faith traditions and public policies would be needed in the face of the health justice challenges in our turbulent time? Contributors to the volume come from a wide range of backgrounds, and the result will be of interest to scholars and students in social ethics, development studies, global theology, interreligious studies, and global health as well as experts, practitioners, and policy-makers in health and development work.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Ville Päivänsalo

Ayesha Ahmad

George Zachariah

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