Christian Ethics

Christian Ethics : An Introduction through History and Current Issues

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This book presents the current concerns of Christian ethics, giving readers the opportunity to view the foundation, as well as the preoccupation of the subjet at hand. Covers a selection of current problems ranging from war and peace, to sexual, medical, and environmental ethics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 151.6 x 228.3 x 12.2mm | 308.95g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0131315331
  • 9780131315334

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This unique volume offers a comprehensive historical survey, giving readers the opportunity to view both the foundation of Christian ethics as well as how the Christian faith influences people to think about the moral life. Christian Ethics presents the basic matters and form of the subject area by surveying the history of Christian ethical reflection and addressing areas of current concern. The authors present a selective survey of current problems from war and peace to sexual, medical, and environmental ethics. In addition, they study a variety of methodological approaches in order to provide readers with a general idea of both the past and the present features of Christian ethics.show more

Table of contents

Preface. I. Introduction. 1. Historical Perspectives. 2. Old Testament Ethics. 3. New Testament Ethics. 4. The Patristic Era. 5. The Medieval Era. 6. The Reformation Era. 7. The Modern Era. II. CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS. 8. War and Peace. 9. Social and Economic Justice. 10. Sexual Ethics. 11. Medical Ethics. 12. Environmental Ethics. 13. Conclusion. Index.show more