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Social ethics and the Christian

towards freedom in communion

by Enda McDonagh

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian ethics -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Social ethics

  • Edition Notes

    Based on the Ferguson lectures delivered at the University of Manchester, 1978.

    StatementEnda McDonagh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1275 .M27
    The Physical Object
    Pagination89 p. ;
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4486192M
    ISBN 100719007399
    LC Control Number79315193
    OCLC/WorldCa5585187

    This chapter elucidates Oliver O'Donovan's central epistemological claim for what makes an ethic Christian. It notes that this epistemological assertion is a two-edged challenge that issues forth from O'Donovan's claim that the resurrection is the pivot to Christian ethics. The chapter emphasizes that it is theological reflection that will ground and shape a Christian's Author: Rufus Black. Ethics deals with what is morally right and wrong. Christian ethics deals with what is morally right and wrong for a Christian. This is a book on Christian ethics. Since Christians base their beliefs on God’s revelation in Scripture, the Bible will be cited File Size: KB.

    Ethics in the Bible refers to the system(s) or theory(ies) produced by the study, interpretation, and evaluation of biblical morals, (including the moral code, standards, principles, behaviors, conscience, values, rules of conduct, or beliefs concerned with good and evil and right and wrong), that are found in the Hebrew and Christian comprises a narrow part of the . Society of Christian Ethics welcomes new members annually. There are three categories of membership: full, student, and associate. Full membership in the Society is open to persons in the following groups: (1) college, university, or seminary teachers of Christian ethics or social ethics; (2) persons teaching in similar institutions in other fields who are concerned with the relation of.

      Christian social ethics evaluates the moral quality of the relations between social groups. This course provides an introduction to Christian ethical modes of reflection on contemporary issues that impact class, race and gender groups. These include issues of poverty/economic justice, First World/Two-Thirds World relations, racism and sexism.   Social Ethics in the Making will soon be recognized as a classic. It is a captivating, expertly written and exhaustively researched pilgrimage through the changing landscape of Christian social ethics. The price of the book may prevent many from accompanying Dorrien along this path, but anyone who undertakes the journey will be richly rewarded.


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Mass media ethics and the classical liberal ideal of the autonomous individual are historically linked and professionally dominant--yet the authors of this work feel this is intrinsically flawed. They show how recent research in philosophy and social science--together with a longer tradition in theological inquiry--insist that community, mutuality, and relationship are fundamental to a Reviews: 1.

Social Ethics in the Making will soon be recognized as a classic. It is a captivating, expertly written and exhaustively researched pilgrimage through the changing landscape of Christian social ethics. (Christian Century, October ) "This book is a skillful tour de force and an indispensable resource.

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