Making Ethical Decisions / Edition 1

Making Ethical Decisions / Edition 1

by Louis B. Weeks
     
 

ISBN-10: 066424064X

ISBN-13: 9780664240646

Pub. Date: 10/01/1987

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Each day individuals make choices that have moral implications. Whether the choices concern major or minor issues, they involve questions that often confuse Christians. This practical book helps establish a basis for ethical decision making by providing principles and showing how those principles can be applied.

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Overview

Each day individuals make choices that have moral implications. Whether the choices concern major or minor issues, they involve questions that often confuse Christians. This practical book helps establish a basis for ethical decision making by providing principles and showing how those principles can be applied.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664240646
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/01/1987
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
0.28(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments7
Introduction11
Part 1Questions About Christian Living
1What Shall I Do?21
What Is an Ethical Decision?23
A Look at History25
Christian Principles and Human Situations27
2How Do I Choose?30
Community and Commitment32
Character and Ethics34
What Is a Case?36
3How Shall I Live?39
Am I a Saint?41
Am I a Disciple?42
Am I a Pilgrim?44
Am I Telling a Story?45
Am I Born Again?47
4How Shall I Grow?48
Do We Develop in Stages?50
Do Adults Move Through "Moral Stages"?51
Does Gender ake a Difference?53
What About "Stages in Life"?54
Other Factors in Decision Making55
Part 2The Cases
5Decisions in Personal and Family Life59
"This House Is a Mess!"59
Second Home63
Global-Village Living67
Clark Roberts and the Previous-Life Reading71
6Decisions in Ministry76
The Death of Fanny Grimes76
Easter Sunrise80
The Psychology Today Questionnaire88
Deadline: March 1493
7Decisions in Vocation and Political Life98
Bradley Johnson, Volunteer98
"You Get Back What You Sow"102
Planning Monday105
Expense Account Blues114
Further Reading117

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