Ethical Implications of One God

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Robert Petkovsek, Bojan Zalec (Eds.)

The Significance of Monotheism

ISBN 978-3-643-91126-1
Band-Nr. 26
Jahr 2020
Seiten 208
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Theology East – West: European Perspectives / Theologie Ost – West: Europäische Perspektiven


The issue of the ethical implications of monotheism is a
very relevant topic from the point of view of contemporary
humanities and social science, and from the perspective of
the cultural and political condition in Europe and at the
global scale. Therefore a scientific book devoted to this
subject makes a lot of sense. Throughout the history and in
present times, monotheism has been subjected to several
sharp criticisms. On the other hand, we find also very
different evaluations of it. They stress its positive and
even crucial contribution to peace, forming of rational,
non-violent, tolerant culture and society, to the
scientific, political and cultural development, to democracy
etc. The book offers fresh interdisciplinary perspectives –
mainly from the point of view of humanities – on the ethical
aspects of monotheism, broadens the scientific understanding
of it, and establishes a basis for resolving conflicts to
which the understanding of monotheism is relevant or even

Professor Robert Petkovšek is the Dean of
the Faculty of Theology, University of Ljubljana.

Research Professor Bojan Žalec is the Head of the
Institute of Philosophy and Social Ethics at the Faculty of
Theology, University of Ljubljana.