Christian Ethics (Heftet)

A Brief History

Serie: Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 160
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion
ISBN/EAN: 9781405115186
Kategori: Religion, historie og filosofi
Omtale: Christian Ethics
This enlightening book steers readers through the challenges and moral issues, providing a clear and decisive history of the main figures and texts in Christian ethics. * A short and lively history of Christian ethics, exploring how Christianity has always had to grapple with complex moral problems - from questions about the status of early Christians who renounced their religion under Roman torture, through to current debates about euthanasia * Engages with the main texts and figures in Christian ethics, including Augustine, Benedict, Aquinas, Luther and Barth * Considers questions such as human will, the proper form of Christian life, natural law, and whether human nature is at odds with Christian ethics * Concludes with a thought-provoking chapter considering the role that Christian ethics can play in contemporary moral debates and ethical dilemmas

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