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From Christ to the World
Introductory Readings in Christian Ethics
PAPERBACK; Published: 12/29/1994
ISBN: 978-0-8028-0640-6
Price: $ 66.50
552 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 7.44 x 9.69
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DESCRIPTION
This is a single volume that effectively introduces students to the full breadth of the discipline of Christian ethics. This reader captures the range of timely issues related to ethics but not at the expense of essays that show the theoretical foundations of the field. Part One examines the sources of Christian Ethics--Scripture, tradition, philosophy, and science. The norms, forms, and contexts of Christian moral theories are reviewed in Part Two. The final section discusses contemporary questions about human sexuality, medical practice, the use of force, economic justice, ecological responsibility, and more. Relevant biblical readings and a series of case studies accentuate the text.
REVIEWS
Currents in Theology & Mission
"The editors of this collection of introductory readings in Christian ethics have performed a great service to teachers by producing this collection. From Christ to the World is among the best collections of readings on Christian Ethics available today at an affordable cost."
First Things
"Will no doubt be welcomed eagerly by all who face a class in Christian Ethics 101."
Librarian's World (Evangelical Church Library Association)
"An amazing anthology."