Introduction to Christian Ethics

Introduction to Christian Ethics

by Roger H. Crook
     
 

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:
9780131257825
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.60(d)

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