The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics / Edition 1

The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics / Edition 1

by Stanley Hauerwas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0268015546

ISBN-13: 9780268015541

Pub. Date: 08/28/1991

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

Stanley Hauerwas presents an overall introduction to the themes and method that have distinguished his vision of Christian ethics. Emphasizing the significance of Jesus’ life and teaching in shaping moral life, The Peaceable Kingdom stresses the narrative character of moral rationality and the necessity of a historic community and tradition for

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Stanley Hauerwas presents an overall introduction to the themes and method that have distinguished his vision of Christian ethics. Emphasizing the significance of Jesus’ life and teaching in shaping moral life, The Peaceable Kingdom stresses the narrative character of moral rationality and the necessity of a historic community and tradition for morality. Hauerwas systematically develops the importance of character and virtue as elements of decision making and spirituality and stresses nonviolence as critical for shaping our understanding of Christian ethics.

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ISBN-13:
9780268015541
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
08/28/1991
Edition description:
1
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
365,037
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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