Godless Morality - Richard Holloway (Paperback)

Keeping Religion Out Of Ethics

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Description

If the use of God in a moral debate raises more problems than it solves, is it better to leave God out of the argument altogether and find strong human reasons for the rules we live by? Godless Morality is a refreshing, courageous and human-centered justification for contemporary morality.

Product Details

Barcode
9781786893918
Department
Books
Released
2 Mar 2020
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Authors
Richard Holloway
Richard Holloway (Afterword)
Binding
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Edition
Main - Canons
Series
Canons
Language
English
Number of Pages
176
Dimensions
198 x 129mm (198g)

Annotation

A fascinating exploration of human morality from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Waiting for the Last Bus and Leaving Alexandria

Summary

If the use of God in a moral debate raises more problems than it solves, is it better to leave God out of the argument altogether and find strong human reasons for the rules we live by? Godless Morality is a refreshing, courageous and human-centered justification for contemporary morality.

Classification

General Subject
Philosophy
BISAC Subject 1
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
BISAC Subject 2
Religion / General
BIC Classification 1
Philosophy
BIC Classification 2
Religion & beliefs
BIC Classification 3
Philosophy of religion

Author Bio

Richard Holloway was Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. A former Gresham Professor of Divinity and Chairman of the Joint Board of the Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen, he is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Leaving Alexandria won the PEN/Ackerley Prize 2013 and was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2013. Holloway has written for many newspapers in Britain, including The Times, Guardian, Observer, Herald and Scotsman. He has also presented many series for BBC television and radio; Waiting for the Last Bus originated as a five-part series on Radio 4 in 2016.