Ethics and Spirituality: An Activity Book [NOOK Book]

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Saint Paul declares, "Live by the Spirit" (Gal 5:6). This means our way of living ought to be guided by the Holy Spirit. Through a series of theoretical reflections, questions, and directed activities, this activity book will help you understand the relationship between spirituality and ethics, provide you some theoretical tools and practices for doing ethics and living spiritually, and encourage you to clarify your own manner of approaching ethical questions, founding moral values, and theological positions that...
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Ethics and Spirituality: An Activity Book

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Overview

Saint Paul declares, "Live by the Spirit" (Gal 5:6). This means our way of living ought to be guided by the Holy Spirit. Through a series of theoretical reflections, questions, and directed activities, this activity book will help you understand the relationship between spirituality and ethics, provide you some theoretical tools and practices for doing ethics and living spiritually, and encourage you to clarify your own manner of approaching ethical questions, founding moral values, and theological positions that undergird ethics and spirituality. Your moral imagination will be stimulated. Have fun!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781621899877
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,347,900
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Roy H. May Jr. is a retired minister and missionary of the United Methodist Church. For many years he was professor of theology and ethics at the Latin American Biblical University in San José, Costa Rica, where he resides. He is the author of The Poor of the Land (1991) and Joshua and the Promised Land (1997).
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction xi

1 Living According to the Spirit 1

Step 1 Spirituality: Person and Community

Step 2 Ethics and Spirituality for Life

2 Ethical Problems and Spiritual Life 10

Step 1 Who Is My Neighbor?

Step 2 Spirituality and Community

Step 3 Spiritual and Ethical Formation

3 Ethical and Spiritual Values 20

Step 1 Sin, World, and Flesh

Step 2 Bible, Church, and Values

Step 3 Values for a Spirituality for Life

4 Biblical and Spiritual Ethics 34

Step 1 Social Justice and the Prophetic Tradition

Step 2 Spirituality in Action

Step 3 Jesus and the Gospel Traditions

5 Moral Discernment and Spirituality for Convivial Living 43

Step 1 Moral Reasoning

Step 2 How to Make a Moral Decision

Step 3 Living Responsibly

6 Moral Imagination 54

Step 1 Moral Situations

Bibliography 59

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