Alcohol, Addiction and Christian Ethics

Alcohol, Addiction and Christian Ethics

by Christopher C. H. Cook
     
 

Chris Cook argues that theology should not be excluded from serious discourse about addiction.See more details below

Overview

Chris Cook argues that theology should not be excluded from serious discourse about addiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521851824
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Series:
New Studies in Christian Ethics Series, #27
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Chris Cook is chaplain of St Chad's College Durham and Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Theology & Religion, Durham University. He is co-author of Treatment of Drinking Problems, 4th Edition (2003).

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Alcohol, addiction and Christian ethics: introduction; 2. An addiction in context: the use, misuse and harmful use of alcohol; 3. Drunkenness as vice in the New Testament; 4. Drunkenness as intemperance: Augustine, Aquinas, Luther and Whitefield; 5. Temperance redefined: the nineteenth century temperance movement; 6. Addiction as sin and syndrome: the divided self; 7. Alcohol, addiction and Christian ethics; 8. Conclusions.

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