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Christian Ethics

A Case Method Approach

by Robert L. Stivers

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Published by Orbis Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian moral & pastoral theology,
  • Personal Christian testimony & popular inspirational works,
  • Christianity - Theology - Ethics,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Applied Christian Ethics,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Theology - Ethics,
  • Christian ethics,
  • Case studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8180448M
    ISBN 100883449730
    ISBN 109780883449738

    The three theological virtuesare FaithHopeand Love or Charity. But, while for Jews and Christians, creation did not emerge out of combat, the life of Jesus Christ in the four Gospels does involve combat with evil, especially the demonic. African-American Protestants are much more strongly anti-abortion than white Protestants. He provides counter-points and shows the strengths and weaknesses of each view. Introducing Christian Ethics, by Scott B. Like with the other systems, he offers pros and cons.

    One venerable view is the meta-ethical theory that ethics requires a theological foundation in order to avoid nihilism no real values or subjectivism values are relative to each person. Geisler makes frequent recourse to texts of the Scriptures to substantiate his own positions throughout. Divorce[ edit ] Christian views on divorce are informed by verses in Matthew, Mark, Deuteronomy, and others [37] and political developments much later. Cobb invokes the teaching of Jesus that "man cannot serve both God and Mammon wealth ". He takes the reader through the logical struggle and eventually gives his view on the American Revolution. According to this rubric, Protestants have variously viewed wealth as: 1 an offense to the Christian faith 2 an obstacle to faith and 3 the outcome of faith.

    Christian ethics teaches us how to live for the glory of God. Jesus opposed use of violence in his statement that " all who will take up the sword, will die by the sword ", which suggested that those who perpetrate violence will themselves face violence. Whose Monotheism? Rae, professor of Ethics at Biola University, is just such a book. This appeal, of course, is to self-interest—save your eternal skin—and is rejected by others who point to a different sort of motivation, such as a sense of calling or vocation nurtured by covenantal gratitude for creation and redemption.


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Christian Ethics book

Without explicitly taking sides in the debate, Rae looks at the pros and cons of both sides of the debate. Pros would be that it offers an absolute ethic and relies on God's nature and providence for identifying morals and dealing with dilemmas.

Matthew and Luke see Jesus as fulfilling older prophecies as Messiah and Savior, crucified and raised from the dead. Each of these have a bearing on early Christian thought on evil.

Question: "What is Christian ethics? In JohnJesus addresses Jews who reject him and are he believes seeking to kill him.

ISBN 13: 9780801038792

As the New Testament unfolds there is the suggestion that while Jesus triumphed over death and evil, the full defeat of evil will not occur until Jesus returns I Thes ; Revelations The significantly expanded second edition includes new chapters on animal rights, sexual ethics, and the biblical basis for ethical decisions.

He offers his critique of them and provides a conclusion that takes the biblically sound portions of each and combines it into one coherent view.

Not having assets of their own, women needed to be protected from the risk of their husbands' putting them on the street at whim. Like Giesler's other books that I've read, this one is divided and outlined very clearly. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page.

Moreover, Iranaeus and other Christian polemicists repudiated the idea that the material, created order was not good. The space provided to discuss the different ethical issues is limited, so his treatment is not thorough or as technical as some may like.

In love we are the elect of God perfected; without love nothing is pleasing to God. He also has encyclopedic knowledge and an organized, analytical mind. It is broken into two different parts with pages. It demonstrates how the Bible provides specific answers to particular questions. He guides the Christian though a thoughtful evaluation of several ethical debates and provides conclusions that are soundly based on scripture.

We need wisdom from God in order to evaluate these factors rightly in making a decision. Reply: true, but even if Satan does not exist, might the Ransom Theory still house something intuitively plausible?

What is Christian Ethics?

Regardless of whether one can side with Grudem on each topic, all of us can benefit immensely from his lucid presentation. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.

In chapter 6, Rae looks at a number of options in reproductive technologies. Geisler describes two extreme positions: materialism and pantheism.

In the end, is it good that there is evil, for that allows for the great good of the Incarnation and Atonement? Objection: surely this theory gives too much prominence to Satan. However, the Bible does not explicitly cover every situation we will face in our lives.

Christians have, however, differed as to whether they see scripture itself as Christian Ethics book revelation of God or containing the revelation of God. The three views that he evaluates are: divorce in never permissible, divorce is permissible only in the case of adultery, and divorce is permissible for multiple reasons.2 The authority of scripture and Christian ethics 16 gareth jones 3 The Old Testament and Christian ethics 29 john rogerson 4 The gospels and Christian ethics 42 timothy p.

jackson 5 The epistles and Christian ethics 63 stephen c. barton Part two Approaches to Christian ethics 75 6 Natural law and Christian ethics 77 stephen j.

pope 7 Virtue. Read this book on Questia. This is a report on the changing contours of Christian thinking about moral issues since A Survey of Christian Ethics was written in the middle s and published in Parts One and Two build upon the motif pattern used before, and readers who are not familiar with the motif patterns developed in the earlier work may find it useful, though not necessary, to.

These three perspectives will provide the main structure of the book. The first part will be the longest—a treatise on Christian ethics.

The second will deal with “Living in the World: Christ and Culture,” and the third will be “Living by God’s Grace: Spiritual Maturity.” We begin now with Part One, the treatise on ethics.

After some. The purpose of the Society is to promote scholarly work in Christian ethics and in the relation of Christian ethics to other traditions of ethics, and to social, economic, political and cultural problems; to encourage and improve the teaching of these fields in colleges, universities and theological schools; and to provide a.

Christian ethics establishes the family as primary in all social relations based on the explicit teachings of Jesus and their implications that monogamy is the standard, agape the controlling factor, divorce a compromise, and our relation to God the foundation.

Oct 15,  · Buy Christian Ethics: An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning by Wayne Grudem (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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