140194 VO Religious Approaches to the Problem of Suffering - Western and Asian Perspectives (2012W)
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Tiwari, Kapil N. Suffering: Indian Perspectives. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1986.Some Suggested Readings:Amato, Joseph Anthon. Victims and Values: A History and a Theory of Suffering. New York: Praeger Books, 1990.
Cassell, Eric. The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine. Oxford University Press, 1991.
Coakley, Sarah, ed. Religion and the Body. Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions, vol. 8. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Delvecchio, Mary-Jo Good, Paul E. Brodwin, Byron J. Good, eds. Pain as Human Experience: An Anthropological Perspective. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.
Fisher, Robert N., ed. Suffering, Death, and Identity. New York: Rodopi, 2002.
Gibbs, Robert, and Elliot R. Wolfson. Suffering Religion. New York: Routledge, 2002.
Gilbert, Paul. Human Nature and Suffering. New York: Guilford Press, 1992.
Harper, Albert W. J. The Theodicy of Suffering. San Francisco: Mellen Research Press, 1990.
Hinnells, John R., and Roy Porter, eds. Religion, Health, and Suffering. New York: Kegan Paul International, distributed by Columbia University Press, 1999.
Hinnells, John R., and Richard King. Religion and Violence in South Asia: Theory and Practice.London: Routledge, 2006.
Kleinman, Arthur. Social Origins of Distress and Disease: Depression, Neurasthenia, and Pain in Modern China. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.
Kleinman, Arthur, Feena Das, and Margaret Lock, eds. Social Suffering. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.
Leaman, Oliver. Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy. Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Lipman, Jonathan N., and Stevan Harrell. Violence in China: Essays in Culture and Counterculture. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990.
Mayerfield, Jamie. Suffering and Moral Responsibility. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
McTernan, Oliver. Violence in Gods Name: Religion in an Age of Conflict. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2003.
OFlaherty, Wendy Doniger, ed. Karma and Rebirth in Classical Indian Traditions. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1980.
Rubenstein, Richard. After Auschwitz: History, Theology and Contemporary Judaism. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.
Scarry, Elaine. The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Smolkin, Mitchell T. Understanding Pain: Interpretation & Philosophy. Malabar, Florida: R.E. Kreiger Publishing Co., 1989.
Tambasco, Anthony, ed. The Bible on Suffering: Social and Political Implications. New York: Paulist Press, 2001.
Vries, Hent de. Religion and Violence: Philosophical Perspectives from Kant to Derrida. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Zysk, K. G. Asceticism and Healing in Ancient India, Medicine in the Buddhist Monastery. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1991.