Lycoming College professor releases new book

Dr. Richard A. Hughes, the M. B. Rich Professor of Religion at Lycoming College

Dr. Richard A. Hughes, the M. B. Rich Professor of Religion at Lycoming College

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Dr. Richard A. Hughes, the M. B. Rich Professor of Religion at Lycoming College, has published “Pro-Justice Ethics: From Lament to Nonviolence,” a new book based upon the civil rights movement, the philosophy of nonviolence and the biblical lament tradition. “Pro-Justice” is Hughes’ eighth book and was published by Peter Lang Publishing Group.The book explores the justice imperative as an ethic of duty and defines justice as an act of protesting, preventing and remedying injustices that cause human suffering. Special attention is devoted to the injustices of globalization, international human rights abuses and corporate violations of the natural rights of water in the earth commons.

Hughes has been teaching at Lycoming College since 1970. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Indianapolis, a bachelor’s of sacred theology degree from the Boston University School of Theology and a doctorate from Boston University. He also completed graduate work at the universities of Geneva and Paris.

Founded in 1812 in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences institution dedicated to the undergraduate education of more than 1,400 students. Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit http://www.lycoming.edu.

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