An Introduction to Pastoral Ethics

An Introduction to Pastoral Ethics

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A treatment of the central ethical questions from the point of view of how they affect people's day-to-day living. The stress is on everyday life rather than abstract moral philosophy. The book combines a biblical and a practical approach. It is an updated version of Pastoral Ethics in Practice.show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 16mm | 421.84g
  • SPCK Publishing
  • Lynx Communications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • further reading
  • 0745928501
  • 9780745928500
  • 1,388,846

Table of contents

The place of the Bible in Christian ethics. Part 1 Pastoral ethics and personal relationships: marriage; once married - always married?; sexuality; the Church and homosexual people; the future of the family; forgiveness. Part 2 Pastoral ethics and social issues: rulers to obey?; Christian concerns in the nuclear debate; a Christian theology of work; Christian faith and physical science; green religion and green science, Sam Berry; violence, Reverend Pete Broadbent; power and powerlessness, Michael Biggar; the ethics of business, Richard Higginson. Part 3 Pastoral ethics and questions of life and death: a theology of health; the Christian Church and the ministry of healing; problems of human embryo research; "every child a wanted child"; thou most kind and gentle death?; causing death and allowing to die.show more

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