Introduction to Christian Ethics / Edition 4

Introduction to Christian Ethics / Edition 4

by Roger H. Crook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130341495

ISBN-13: 9780130341495

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This introductory text presents a Christian method for making decisions and applies it to some of the major ethical issues of today. Author Roger H. Crook effectively integrates both historical and sociological material throughout the book.

Focusing on value rather than duty in moral decision-making, An Introduction to Christian Ethics, Fourth Edition,

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This introductory text presents a Christian method for making decisions and applies it to some of the major ethical issues of today. Author Roger H. Crook effectively integrates both historical and sociological material throughout the book.

Focusing on value rather than duty in moral decision-making, An Introduction to Christian Ethics, Fourth Edition, emphasizes a continuing respect for scripture, tradition, and the Christian community as resources in the consideration of contemporary moral issues.

Topics include:

  • An Overview of Ethics
  • Alternatives to Christian Ethics
  • Alternatives within Christian Ethics
  • Sources of Guidance
  • Biblical Ethics
  • Faith Working through Love
  • Human Sexuality and the Marriage Relationship
  • Life and Death: Issues in Biomedical Ethics
  • Christian Ethics and Ethnicity
  • The Status of Women
  • Citizenship in a Democracy
  • Punishment for Crime
  • War and the Quest for Peace
  • Work, Property, and Community
  • Ecology and Moral Responsibility

New material in the Fourth Edition includes:

  • Updated statistics and illustrative materials
  • New approaches to Alternatives to Christian Ethics; Human Sexuality; Biomedical Ethics; and Ethnicity
  • Updated Bibliography

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130341495
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
305
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: To the Student.

I. ETHICS AND CHRISTIAN ETHICS.

1. An Overview of Ethics.
2. Alternatives to Christian Ethics.
3. Alternatives within Christian Ethics.

II. ETHICS AND THE CHRISTIAN FAITH.

4. Sources of Guidance.
5. Biblical Ethics.
6. Faith Working through Love.

III. CHRISTIAN ETHICS AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES.

7. Human Sexuality and the Marriage Relationship.
8. Life and Death: Issues in Biomedical Ethics.
9. Christian Ethics and Ethnicity.
10. The Status of Women.
11. Citizenship in a Democracy.
12. Punishment for Crime.
13. War and the Quest for Peace.
14. Work, Property, and Community.
15. Ecology and Moral Responsibility.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.

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