Development And Religion
Theology and Practice
Matthew Clarke, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
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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.
Contents: Foreword by Katherine Marshall Preface 1. The Religion–Development Nexus 2. Hinduism: Dharma and Active Citizenship 3. Buddhism: A Middle Way for Development 4. Judaism: A Cry for Justice 5. Christianity: Development as an Option for the Poor 6. Islam: Equality and Action 7. Conclusion References Index