SCM Studyguide to Christian Ethics

SCM Studyguide to Christian Ethics

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This book is a wide-ranging introduction to Christian ethics that assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. It introduces a range of approaches to Christian moral reasoning and discusses numerous practical ethical issues. Throughout the book, ethical theory and practical ethics are integrated with one another, in order to show how each informs the other. Topics often neglected in Christian ethics are dealt with here, including Christian ethics and science and Christian ethics and pastoral care. Case studies and exercises give readers the opportunity to formulate their own responses to the moral issues discussed in the book, and to reflect on the sources of their own moral deliberation and action. Chapter bibliographies list print and web resources offering more detailed coverage of the topics introduced in the book.One example is Paul Ramsey, the American Protestant ethicist whom we met in the discussion of just war theory in Chapter 3. His writing is rich, complicated and - again - difficult, so we should be careful to avoid oversimplification. Howeveranbsp;...

Title:SCM Studyguide to Christian Ethics
Author:Neil Messer
Publisher:Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd - 2006-01


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